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Alma Thomas autobiographical account, before 1978, from the Alma Thomas papers, 1894-2000, bulk 1936-1982

Alma Thomas autobiographical account, before 1978

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Title: Alma Thomas autobiographical account

Date: before 1978

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.

Creator: Unidentified

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