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Cover art

CONCH TOWN

PREPARD BY

FLORIDA ART PROJECT

WPA

Title Page

STATE EXHIBITION

S-419

"CONCH TOWN PHOTOGRAPHS"

FLORIDA ART PROJECT, WPA

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STATE EXHIBITION

S-419

"CONCH TOWN PHOTOGRAPHS"

SECTION I.

Box No. - 1

Fragile - No

Weight -

No. Pieces - 50

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the direction of Eve Alsman Fuller, State Supervisor.

IV. NOTES FOR USE BY GALLERY ATTENTANDS AND EXHIBITION CHAIRMAN FOR PREPARING EXPLANATORY LECTURES AND GALLERY TOURS.

About twenty-five years ago, a number of English people who had settled in the Bahama Islands migrated to the United States in search of wealth and better living. Some settled in Key West...

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friends. In the little story that the pictures tell, the observer is introduced to Wilbur Roberts, who has been blind for several years, and Mary Jane, his wife, both of whom came to America in 1915. Wilbur is said to have a trace of negro blood but Mary Jane and her brother Willie Key are of pure English blood. Bernice, the Roberts' daughter, married a man from the north named Dick Smith. With the exception of Wilbur's small old age pension...

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Page 4 - Photographs

No photographs are available of the pieces scheduled in this exhibition. One print of any photograph taken while the exhibition is on view, which, in the estimation of the gallery director, would have a definite news value in subsequent places of exhibition, should be fastened in the blank pages in the back of the book.

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"Here lives a colony of Conchs, so named for the variety of shell-fish they eat. Other Conchs inhabit the Florida Keys (See Key West); both groups are of English stock. Those on the Keys are part Spanish while some of the Riviera Conchs bear evidence of Negro blood, having dark shins, kinky hair, thick lips, and heavy features. Many are descendants of English fishermen who during and after the World War left the Bahamas and settled on Singer's Island, opposite Riviera&helip;"

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FROM
The Helper Journal
Helper, Utah
August 1, 1940
(newspaper clipping torn away)

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FROM
Provo Daily Herald
PROVO, UTAH
Sept. 15, 1940

Eastmond Art on Exhibition Here

An exhibition of some of the work of Thomas H. Eastmond, well known Provoan, is on display at the Provo Community Art gallery, (Sept. 12-Oct.1) announces DelMar Nelson, director.

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From:
The Booster

Edmond, Oklahoma
February 20, 1942

Photo Exhibit in W.P.A. Art Gallery

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