From the Ezra Jack Keats Papers.; "Shantytown" - oil on canvas, framed. This is the illustration that won the Scholastic Competition when Keats was in high school. Inventory #494. This series of 24 boxes contain original sketches, oil paintings, pastels, pen and ink drawings and other illustrations created by Ezra Jack Keats. Most of these works are of an adult nature, rather than being created to use in children's books. Two of the boxes contain collage materials, similar to those used in Jennie's Hat.