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Betty Strange
Betty Strange • 48 weeks ago

Jacob Lawrence was born Sept. 7, 1917, in Atlantic City, N.J. “...best known for his series of narrative paintings depicting important moments in African American history. ... Lawrence began painting in series format in the late 1930s ... on the lives of the abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and John Brown,” and others. (Read more at www.pbs.org/...)

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