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General, Fraternal Orders

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Container:
Box SUPP 14, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1893-1930
Scope and Contents:
Contains dance cards, member dues receipts and nomination cards, event programs, and ribbons. Organizations represented include: Theta Delta Chi, Order of Tonti, Knights of Columbus, Improved Order of Red Men, Knights of Pythias, Haymakers Association, Bethesda Temple of Honor, D. of R., C.M.B.A, White Cloud Council, I.O.R.M. Arietta Tribe, Wah-he Tribe, Tecumseh Tribe.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders / Business Records, Keepsakes, and Other
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-fraternal-ref16

Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias of the Domain of Pennsylvania

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Container:
Box ADD42, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1896
Scope and Contents note:
Two financial reports:Report of The Grand Master of The Exchequer, Gettysburg, PA (1896 August) andReport of The Committee On Finance And Mileage, (1896 August).
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders / Business Records, Keepsakes, and Other
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-fraternal-ref20

Knights of Pythias

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Fraternal Orders / Business Records, Keepsakes, and Other / 1: Fraternal Orders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-fraternal-ref570

Schuyler Hartley & Graham Knights of Pythias Fraternal Society Sword

Associated institution:
Knights of Pythias  Search this
Maker:
Schuyler, Hartley & Graham  Search this
Measurements:
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 29 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.985 cm x 74.6125 cm
overall, sword: 1 in x 5 1/2 in x 34 7/8 in; 2.54 cm x 13.97 cm x 88.5825 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Credit Line:
Carl D. Mace in memory of Clarence M. Mace
ID Number:
AF.77210M
Catalog number:
77210M
Accession number:
306243
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_440878

Fraternal Society Sword

Associated institution:
Knights of Pythias  Search this
Measurements:
overall, scabbard: 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 30 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 4.445 cm x 76.835 cm
overall, sword: 1 in x 4 7/8 in x 33 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 12.3825 cm x 85.4075 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
Credit Line:
Mrs. Arthur S. Griffin
ID Number:
AF.72386M
Catalog number:
72386M
Accession number:
282168
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_440877
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FCB Knights of Pythias Sword

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall length: 88.1 cm; 34 11/16 in
blade length: 71 cm; 27 15/16 in
overall, sword: 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 34 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 11.7475 cm x 88.265 cm
Object Name:
Sword
sword
ID Number:
1994.0051.01
Catalog number:
1994.0051.01
Accession number:
1994.0051
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1160383
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Knights of Pythias Receipt Card

Associated institution:
Knights of Pythias  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Receipt, Dues
Date made:
1919
Subject:
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Credit Line:
Donald P. Basham
ID Number:
1979.0434.05
Accession number:
1979.0434.05
Catalog number:
1979.0434.05
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Organizations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_663408

Knights of Kohrassen Receipt Card

Associated institution:
Knights of Pythias  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Receipt, Dues
Date made:
1921
Subject:
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Credit Line:
Donald P. Basham
ID Number:
1979.0434.11
Accession number:
1979.0434.11
Catalog number:
1979.0434.11
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Organizations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_663415

Knights of Khorassen Application

Associated institution:
Knights of Pythias  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 5 in; 20.32 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Application Form
Subject:
Fraternal Associations  Search this
Credit Line:
Donald P. Basham
ID Number:
1979.0434.19A
Accession number:
1979.0434.19A
Catalog number:
1979.0434.19A
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Organizations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_663417

The Crisis Vol. 14 No. 5

Published by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Illustrated by:
Frank Walts, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 1/8 in. (24.8 x 17.1 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 1917
Topic:
African American  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbie Ross in memory of Elizabeth Dillard
Object number:
2012.84.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.84.11
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The Crisis Vol. 15 No. 6

Published by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Illustrated by:
William Edouard Scott, American, 1884 - 1964  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 6 5/8 x 1/8 in. (24.8 x 16.8 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1918
Topic:
African American  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbie Ross in memory of Elizabeth Dillard
Object number:
2012.84.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.84.6
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The Crisis Vol. 16 No. 3

Published by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Illustrated by:
Frank Walts, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 1/8 in. (24.8 x 17.5 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 1918
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbie Ross in memory of Elizabeth Dillard
Object number:
2012.84.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.84.7
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The Crisis Vol. 16 No. 2

Published by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Illustrated by:
Robert Edmond Jones, American, 1887 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 5/8 × 6 13/16 × 1/8 in. (24.4 × 17.3 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 1918
Topic:
African American  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbie Ross in memory of Elizabeth Dillard
Object number:
2012.84.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.84.8
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Negroes and the War

Published by:
United States Office of War Information, American, 1942 - 1945  Search this
Photograph by:
Eliot Elisofon, American, 1911 - 1973  Search this
Written by:
Chandler Owen, American, 1889 - 1967  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1942
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communication  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Memory of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
2012.55a-jj
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.55a-jj
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Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 7

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies: Reel 7
Directed by:
Rev. S. S. Jones, American, 1869 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Film Reel (b): metal;
Film Can (c): metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 16 Minutes
Length (Film): 440 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place filmed:
Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1924-1928
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Play  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Naomi Long Madgett
Object number:
2011.79.7.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.79.7.1abc

What the Graduates of Lincoln Institute are Doing

Created by:
James S. Moten A.M., LL.B.  Search this
Subject of:
Lincoln University, American, founded 1866  Search this
Medium:
cardboard , ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 x 5 1/2 in. (20.3 x 14 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Place depicted:
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1906
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.54.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.54.5
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Knights of Pythias Ribbons & Button, Royal Lodge No.26

Medium:
metal, enamel, silk
Dimensions:
8 1/16 × 2 7/8 × 3/8 in. (20.4 × 7.3 × 0.9 cm)
Type:
ribbon
Date:
c. 1892
Accession Number:
1992.0046.0008
See more items in:
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_1992.0046.0008
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Knights of Pythias Ceremonial Sword Used By George Green

Medium:
metal, leather
Dimensions:
35 1/2 x 5 in. (90.2 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
sword
Accession Number:
2005.0010.0001a
See more items in:
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2005.0010.0001a
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Knights of Pythias Ceremonial Sword Scabbard Used By George Green

Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
29 1/2 x 2 in. (74.9 x 5.1 cm)
Type:
scabbard
Accession Number:
2005.0010.0001b
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:acm_2005.0010.0001b
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Alma Thomas papers

Creator:
Thomas, Alma  Search this
Names:
Art in Embassies Program (U.S.)  Search this
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Bader, Franz, 1903-1994  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Johnson, Nathalie J. Cole  Search this
Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942  Search this
Tarbary, Celine  Search this
Taylor, Joshua Charles, 1917-  Search this
Thomas, J. Maurice (John Maurice), 1900 or 1901-  Search this
Extent:
5.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Audiocassettes
Video recordings
Photographs
Date:
circa 1894-2001
Summary:
The papers of Washington, D.C. painter and art educator Alma Thomas, date from circa 1894-2001 and measure 5.5 linear feet. The papers document Thomas's work as a teacher, and her development and success as a painter of the Washington Color School, through biographical material, letters, notes and writings, personal business records, exhibition files, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, an audio recording, and two video recordings.
Scope and Contents note:
The papers of Washington, D.C. painter and art educator Alma Thomas, date from circa 1894-2001 and measure 5.5 linear feet. The papers document Thomas's work as a teacher, and her development and success as a painter of the Washington Color School, through biographical material, letters, notes and writings, personal business records, exhibition files, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, an audio recording, and two video recordings.

Biographical material includes identity cards, chronologies, an audio recording including a biographical account, and scattered documentation of Thomas's education and teaching careers with D.C. Public Schools, Howard University, and Thomas Garrett Settlement in Wilmington, Delaware. Also found are records relating to Thomas's participation in a summer marionette class taught by Tony Sarg in 1934, and a tour of European art centers which Thomas took in 1958.

Letters relate primarily to the exhibition of Thomas's work and related events and are from galleries, museums, other art institutions, colleagues, and friends including Franz Bader, Adelyn Breeskin, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Howard University Gallery of Art, Martha Jackson Gallery, Nathalie J. Cole Johnson, Vincent Melzac, Celine Tabary, and Joshua Taylor.

Notes and writings include four notebooks and autobiographical writings by Thomas, a "Birthday Book," and an annotated engagement calendar. J. Maurice Thomas's writings about Alma Thomas, her research for a bibliography on James Weldon Johnson, and writings by others, including Jacob Kainen, about Alma Thomas, are also found here.

Exhibition files contain a wide variety of documentation for many group and solo exhibitions of Thomas's work from the early 1950s through a 1998-2000 traveling retrospective exhibition, including solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1972. The records include letters from Franz Bader Gallery, David Driskell at Fisk University, and Vincent Melzac. Photographs include Thomas with individuals including William Buckner, Jeff Donaldson, David Driskell, James W. Herring, and Vincent Melzac. Also found is a photograph of the 1951 Little Paris Studio Group picturing Lois Mailou Jones, Celine Tabary, Alma Thomas, and others. Two video recordings are of events related to the 1998-2000 retrospective at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and the Columbus Museum of Art. Records documenting a 1981-1982 exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, A Life in Art: Alma Thomas, includes the script of a video written by Adolphus Ealey.

Personal business records include price lists, gift and loan receipts, and files concerning the Art in Embassies Program, the Martha Jackson Gallery, a benefit auction for the Corcoran School of Art, and the designation of the Thomas family home in Washington, D.C. as a historic property.

Eleven scrapbooks document Thomas's teaching career through the activities of the art classes she taught at Shaw Junior High School.

Printed materials include announcements and catalogs for exhibitions and other events; clippings which document Thomas's career and subjects of interest to her; Christmas cards featuring block prints designed by Thomas; and other programs and publications featuring Thomas.

Photographs are of Alma Thomas, family, and friends and colleagues including Sam Gilliam, James V. Herring, and Nathalie V. Cole Johnson; art classes taught by Thomas; Thomas's homes in Columbus, Georgia and Washington, D.C.; and exhibitions not documented in Series 4: Exhibition Files, including photographs of Alma Thomas at an opening at Barnett Aden Gallery with Alonzo Aden and others.
Arrangement note:
The papers have been arranged into 8 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1911-2001 (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Letters, circa 1930-2001 (Boxes 1-2; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 3: Notes and Writings, circa 1920s-circa 1998 (Box 2; 0.7 linear feet)

Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1951-2000 (Boxes 2-3, OV 7; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 5: Personal Business Records, circa 1950s-1994 (Box 3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 6: Printed Material, circa 1908-2000 (Boxes 3-5, OV 7; 1.8 linear feet)

Series 7: Scrapbooks, 1930-1946 (Box 5; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 8: Photographs, circa 1894-2001 (Boxes 5-6; 0.6 linear feet)
Biographical/Historical note:
Washington, D.C. painter and art educator Alma Thomas (1891-1978) was known for her abstract paintings filled with dense patterns of color, and was considered a major artist of the Washington Color School.

Thomas was born in Columbus, Georgia, in 1894, and was the eldest of the four daughters of John Harris Thomas and Amelia Cantey Thomas. The family moved to Washington, D.C. in 1906 and Thomas was first introduced to art classes at Armstrong Technical High School. Following her graduation in 1911 she took a course in kindergarten teaching at the Miner Normal School, and subsequently worked as a substitute teacher in the Washington, D.C. public school system until 1914, when she took a teaching position on the Eastern shore of Maryland. From 1916 to 1923 she taught kindergarten at Thomas Garrett Settlement House in Wilmington, Delaware.

Thomas originally enrolled at Howard University in Washington, D.C. as a home economics major in 1921, but after studying under Lois Mailou Jones amd James V. Herring in Herring's newly established art department, she earned a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art in 1924, and became the first person to graduate from the program. Thomas then began her teaching career at Shaw Junior High School in Washington, D.C. that lasted from 1924, until her retirement in 1960. During this time she established community arts programs that would encourage her students to develop an appreciation of fine arts. Activities included marionette programs, distribution of student-designed holiday menu cards for dinners given for soldiers at the Tuskegee Veterans' Hospital, art clubs, lectures, and student exhibitions. In 1943 she became the founding vice president of Barnett Aden Gallery, which was established by James V. Herring and Alonzo Aden and was the first integrated gallery in Washington, D.C.

In 1934 Thomas earned an M.A. degree in Art Education from Columbia University. At American University in Washington, D.C., she studied creative painting under Joe Summerford, Robert Gates, and Jacob Kainen from 1950 to 1960, and began to break away from representational painting and experiment more seriously with Abstract Expressionism. In 1958 she participated in a tour of the art centers of Western Europe under the auspices of the Tyler School of Fine Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Following her retirement from teaching in 1960, Thomas devoted herself full-time to painting, and continued to develop her signature style. She was inspired by nature and the desire to express beauty through composition and color, and refused to be constrained by societal expectations related to her race, gender, and age, achieving her greatest success in the last decade of her life. Her work was exhibited at the Dupont Theatre Art Gallery, Franz Bader Gallery, and the Howard University Gallery of Art, before she was honored in 1972 with exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Thomas's work has been exhibited at the White House and can be found in the permanent collections of major museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Separated Materials note:
In 1979, J. Maurice Thomas loaned papers for microfilming. Most, but not all, of the loaned material was later donated and is described in this finding aid. Loaned materials not donated at a later date are available on reels 1541-1543 and are not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Provenance:
J. Maurice Thomas, the artist's sister, loaned portions of the collection for microfilming in 1979. Most, but not all of this material was then later donated in several accretions by J. Maurice Thomas, between 1979 and 2004. Charles Thomas Lewis, Thomas' nephew, gave additional papers in 2010.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Alma Thomas papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Women painters -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Art teachers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
African American artists -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Audiocassettes
Video recordings
Photographs
Citation:
Alma Thomas papers, circa 1894-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.thomalma
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Alma Thomas papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-thomalma
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