From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Tate, Mary L.

(born: 1890  -  died: ) 

Born in Kentucky, she was the daughter of Harry and Anna Tate, both Kentucky natives, and the family of five lived on Lincoln Avenue in Cincinnati,OH, according to the 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Mary Tate was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and also studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the University of Chicago. Her work was shown at the Harmon Exhibits from 1928-1931. For more see Negro Artists: an illustrated review of their achievements, by Harmon Foundation (1991 reprint edition); and Afro-American Artists. A bio-bibliographical directory, compiled and edited by T. D. Cederholm.


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NKAA Source: Negro artists : an illustrated review of their achievements, including exhibition of paintings by the late Malvin Gray Johnson and sculptures by Richmond Barthe and Sargent Johnson
NKAA Source: Afro-American artists; a bio-bibliographical directory

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