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Notes that Viola Muse made during her interview with Charles Coates, aged 108, a long-time resident of Jacksonville, Florida.The interview was conducted on December 3, 1936, at the home of Coates and his wife Irene, also interviewed by Muse on that…

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

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

Biographical notes for artist Benjamin A. Richardson and a description of one of his works. Discusses the same topics as Benjamin A. Richardson (1 of 3), but the text is more detailed.
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