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Scope and Contents
The Arts and Artifact Collection consists of paintings, sketches, photographs, and other artworks of various mediums. The date ranges of the items of this collection are between 1930 and 2012. Pieces from Georgia artists such as Benny Andrews, James Hiram Malone, Mary Parks Washington and Raymond B. Cody are included in this collection. Many of the pieces of this collection highlight the African American experience in Georgia and the South as a whole. From street scenes to...
Majority of material found within 1900 - 2020
The collection consists of the personal papers of Mary Parks Washington. The collection is primarily comprised of newspaper clippings, art exhibit announcements, photographs, correspondence, photo albums and scrapbooks. These materials document Washington’s work as a visual artist, arts educator, and arts advocate; her lifelong educational pursuits; her friendships with artists; and her participation in civic and community service organizations.