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Al Richardson’s “Southern Illinois Corn Field” Reproduction

Identifier: THR/01/2023.s261

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a reproduction of “Southern Illinois Corn Field” by Al Richardson. It was reproduced by The Lufkin Line. The Lufkin Line is a magazine by Lufkin Industries located in Lufkin, Texas. Several of Richardson’s works have been featured on the cover of this magazine. This particular print was on the cover of the Winter 1981, Volume 57, No. 4 issue. Lufkin Industries collected his work, among other artists, and later donated the pieces to the Museum of East Texas in Lufkin.


  • 1970 - 1980

Conditions Governing Use

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording

Biographical / Historical

Al Richardson started creating art as a fun hobby. In 1973, he showed his work at an art convention and was well received. In 1976, Texaco reached out to him and commissioned him to work with their marketing team. In 1977, Richardson was working full time on his artwork. In 1984, Richardson showed his work at a Folklife Festival. He also had his own gallery, Richardson Gallery, though it is no longer operating.


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This folder is housed in Oversize Single Item Box 1.

Kathryn Nardone and Michelle Rainey
February 3, 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US