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New Header: Jackie Ormes

Jackie Ormes was the first woman African-American cartoonist! Our new header shows a photograph of Jackie in her studio and panels from her 1937-38┬áCourier comic strip,┬áTorchy Brown in “Dixie to Harlem” which starred the smart and glamorous Torchy Brown, a … Continue reading

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The beginning.

Our first header was from the Smithsonian Public Commons: Aline H. Rhonie, American painter, 1909-1963, at work on aviation mural at Roosevelt Field, Garden City, New York Aline H Rhonie was known as a flying artist for her work encouraging … Continue reading

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