ONLINE! African American Museum of Philadelphia, Anna Russell Jones: The Art of Design

Code: SL51218

Dates: June 4, 2021

Meets: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $35.00

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Anna Russell Jones (1902-1995) was the first African American woman from Philadelphia to join the Armed Forces during WW II, the first African American graduate of the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (Moore College of Art and Design) and an alumna of the anatomy department of Howard Medical School (Howard University College of Medicine). This rare collection illustrates her interest in and the importance of African American history and civil rights, commitment to public service, and fascination with the medical practice. The exhibition is guest curated by Huewayne Watson.
Fee: $35.00

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Docent, African American Museum of Phi

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