Be Better Be
Be Better Be

Be Better Be

Jessica Esch
January 2021

From the Jessica Esch: Fill in the Blanks exhibition 

Original Quote:
"You must be a contributor. And that's what we do with children in our family until today. You have to be productive. There's no entertaining you. You don't come in the world to be entertained, you come into the world to make it a better place." -Elma Lewis

Source:
Oral history interview with Elma Lewis, July 25 and Sept. 19, 1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. (Page 10)

Details:
1938 Corona Standard typewriter
Quattro Journal (back)
8 3/8" x 12 1/4"