Favorite portraits

Carl Sandburg 1961 Whilliam Arther Smith Perhaps no figure in American letters has ever identified himself more readily and affectionately with grassroots America than Carl Sandburg. From his poem "Chicago" Painting
Phillis Weatley 1773 Unidentified Artist Phillis Wheatley was the first African American to publish a book and the first american woman to earn a living from her writing, no small feat considering that she came to the colonies as a slave. Although most slaves had no opportunity for an education so she had learned and began to write poetry. Bound Object
Sandra Day O'Connor 2006 Jean Marcellino Born Duncan, Arizona In 1981, President Ronald fulfilled a campaign promise to appoint the first woman to the U.S. Surpreme Court by nominating Arizona lawyer and judge Sandra Day O'Conner to a seat on the bench. Painting
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