Welton Becket and Associates, American, 1949 - 1987 Search this
Norma Merrick Sklarek, American, 1926 - 2012 Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 11 15/16 × 9 3/8 in. (30.3 × 23.8 cm)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
December 15, 1983
A newspaper clipping of an article titled “Howard Conference A Rallying for Black Female Architects” from the December 15, 1983 edition of the Washington Post. The article begins with a quote from architect Renee Kemp-Rotan, “When I was in architecture school at Syracuse University in the early 1970s, I was the only black female there.”] Kemp-Rotan organized the one day conference at Howard University which […brought together about 100 black female architects, apprentices and students from all around the country to exchange stories of isolation, racism and sexism.] Architect Norma Sklarek, keynote speaker for the conference, is featured and there is an image of her on the right side. The reverse has cut-off images from other articles.