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William Arthur Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0119
Abstract

Papers of an African-American artist and minister of Charlotte's Clinton Metropolitan AME Zion Church during the 1930s. Includes correspondence and clippings, primarily relating to his attempts to gain recognition as an artist and arranging lectures and exhibits; reports on his lecture tours; the manuscript of and material relating to his book A Portrayal of Negro Life (1936); photographs; and financial information on AME Zion churches in the Charlotte District (1938-39).

Dates: 1918 - 1941; 1930 - 1939

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  • Subject: African American artists -- North Carolina X

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