JHS Folder 1: Art in Schools

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JHS Folder 1: Art in Schools


Documents related to art in schools for Black children in Jacksonville. These items correspond to Folder 1 of the Viola Muse Collection at the Jacksonville Historical Society.



Collection Items

Notes on Art in Public Schools
Notes regarding the teaching of art and the extracurricular artistic activities of students in schools for African American children in Jacksonville

"Would You Believe It?"
A drawing of Beethoven by LaVilla Park School student Fred O'Neale

Notes About Artwork by Harry H. Sutton, Jr.
Notes about art by Harry H. Sutton, Jr.

Notes on Art at LaVilla Park School
A listing of students and their artistic inclinations. Includes the beginning of a similar document, apparently not continued elsewhere in the collection, focused on students' writing abilities. One item is entirely struck in each section (see…

"Charles A. Lindbergh"
A drawing of Charles Lindbergh kneeling on his plane with the Eiffel tower in the background

"Gar Wood"
A drawing of inventor and motorboat racer Garfield Wood, with explanatory text. Wood won the Harmsworth Trophy, mentioned in this drawing, numerous times between 1920 and 1933. See J. Lee Barrett, Speedboat Kings: 25 Years of International…

"Buffalo Bill"
A drawing of Buffalo Bill on horseback

A drawing presumably of the 1930s Hollywood actress Patricia "Boots" Mallory. Mallory was apparently a lesser-known celebrity and does not appear to figure in many studies and repertories of 1930s film stars. She is, however, registered in the…

Drawing of a Scene in Ancient Rome
A drawing of a scene ostensibly in ancient Rome, with a man in a toga holding a spear and another laying beside him on a stone floor, with a building that appears to be the Pantheon in background. Given that several other pieces of artwork by…

"Winter Is Leaving"
A short poem about the arrival of spring by sixth grader Billie Winner

A short poem about summer by sixth grader Aleatha Bolden

A short poem about spring by sixth grader Lillie Felder

A short poem about the changing of the season by sixth grader Dorothy Lambert
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