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African American Culture, History, & Arts: Collections


African American Artists
National Gallery of Art


Bob Thompson's Tree (1962, oil on canvas) based on the fantastical, morally charged work
Francisco de Goya, the Spanish master known for his scathing commentary
on the Spanish royalty and religious persecution in the late 18th century. 


Horace Pippin, "School Studies"

Robert Torchia, “Horace Pippin/School Studies/1944,” American Paintings, 1900–1945,
NGA Online Editions, (accessed February 04, 2020).




The Library of Congress
African American History Digital Collections 


The Rosa Parks Collection came to the Library of Congress in 2014




Northwest African American Museum


Artist: Hiawatha D, in Iconic Black Women



Daniel J. Evans Library - MS: LIB2300 - 2700 Evergreen Parkway, NE. Olympia, WA 98501 - 360-867-6250