[Aaron Douglas Biography]

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Typed biography page of Aaron Douglas by the ProArts Collective of Austin. An illustrator and muralist born in Kansas, Douglas actively participated in the Harlem Renaissance and was noted for having an artistic style infused with Afrocentric expression. The ProArts Collective, it seems, has provided the biography page because one of Douglas' illustrations was used in a wall projection during a stage production.

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[1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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Typed biography page of Aaron Douglas by the ProArts Collective of Austin. An illustrator and muralist born in Kansas, Douglas actively participated in the Harlem Renaissance and was noted for having an artistic style infused with Afrocentric expression. The ProArts Collective, it seems, has provided the biography page because one of Douglas' illustrations was used in a wall projection during a stage production.

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[1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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[Aaron Douglas Biography], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291049/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.