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Kate Lang papers, 1921-1996

Lang, Kate, 1910-1996


Collection Information

Size: 1.1 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, works of art, financial records, photographs, and printed material relating to self taught artist, Kate Lang.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kate Lang (1910-1996) was a self-taught painter in Washington, D.C. Born Kathryn Louise Barbour in Mobile, Alabama in 1910. Lang began painting at the age of 80. She sold her paintings at local Washington, D.C. flea markets until her death in 1996.


Donated 2001 and 2009 by Richard Lang, Kate Lang's son.