Unidentified daughter of the American revolution letter to Edward B. Rowan
Rowan, Edward Beatty, Edward Beatty Rowan
Daughters of the American Revolution
Little Gallery (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
1933 May 14
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Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 17 x 19 cm.
Letter from a woman who was greatly offended by Grant Wood's painting Daughters of Revolution which was exhibited in Rowan's Little Gallery in Cedar Rapids. She identifies herself as "a daughter of that great conflict" and requests that the painting "be removed from the gallery or the inscription should be changed." The letter is signed "a patriot first."
Unidentified daughter of the American revolution letter to Edward B. Rowan, 1933 May 14. Edward Beatty Rowan papers, 1929-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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