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Published by:
The Washington Post, American, founded 1877  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Norma Merrick Sklarek, American, 1926 - 2012  Search this
Renee Kemp-Rotan  Search this
Welton Becket and Associates, American, 1949 - 1987  Search this
Owned by:
Norma Merrick Sklarek, American, 1926 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 15/16 × 9 3/8 in. (30.3 × 23.8 cm)
Type:
articles
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 15, 1983
Description:
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.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Education  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David Merrick Fairweather and Yvonne Goff
Object number:
TA2018.23.4.2.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Washington Post Company. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd576bcb1cc-4c6e-4e4d-8a42-2e9d99e18ffc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2018.23.4.2.1.1