Physical Details: Manuscript : 5 p. : typescript.
Description: Thomas describes her childhood in Columbus, Georgia, early interest in art, her education at Howard University, moving to Washington, D.C., working as a kindergarten teacher, resuming her painting training at Columbia University and American University, her career teaching art at Shaw Junior High, and her inspiration and philosophy of art and color.
Forms part of: Alma Thomas papers, 1894-2000, bulk 1936-1982
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: Alma Thomas autobiographical account, before 1978. Alma Thomas papers, 1894-2000, bulk 1936-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 18479
- African American women artists
- Thomas, Alma
- Washington, D.C.
- Women artists
- Women painters