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Jazz fans will recognize the artwork of Jim Flora (1914-1998), which adorned the album covers of Columbia Records and RCA Victor during the 1940s and 1950s. These records included works by Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman. In addition, Flora authored and illustrated children's books and contributed illustrations to magazines. On this website, visitors can learn more about Flora and explore some of his work. In the galleries section, Flora's artwork is organized by category, including Woodcuts and New album covers. In addition, this section includes a page dedicated to, "Not! Flora Covers," which features, "a gallery of record covers that Jim Flora did NOT illustrate, presented herewith to help you settle arguments." Jim Flora fans will also want to check out the site's blog, which features rarities and newly-discovered work by Jim Flora.
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Date of Scout Publication 2018-01-12
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2018/0112

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