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Unidentified daughter of the American revolution letter to Edward B. Rowan

Unidentified daughter of the American revolution letter to Edward B. Rowan

Rowan, Edward Beatty

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Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 17 x 19 cm.

Description: Letter from a woman who was greatly offended by Grant Wood's painting Daughters of Revolution which was exhibited in Rowan's Little Gallery in Cedar Rapids.

She identifies herself as "a daughter of that great conflict" and requests that the painting "be removed from the gallery or the inscription should be changed."

The letter is signed "a patriot first."

Creator: Rowan, Edward Beatty

Forms part of: Edward Beatty Rowan papers, 1929-1946

Digital ID: 13877