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THOMAS, Alma W. (1891 - 1978), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
THOMAS, Alma W. (1891 - 1978), Painter

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 22 September 1891, in Columbus (Georgia); died 1978.


Alma Thomas moved from Georgia to Washington DC while still a child. She studied at Howard University in Washington DC (earning a bachelor of arts in 1924), at Columbia University, New York (earning a master of arts in 1934), and at the American University, Washington DC. She taught at Shaw Junior High School in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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