V. Chapman-Smith on Henry Ossawa Tanner in the Broad Street Review

V. Chapman-Smith, regional liaison in the Office of the Chief Operations Officer, National Archives at Philadelphia, and MARCH Advisory Council member has written an op-ed piece placing Henry Ossawa Tanner in the context of Philadelphia’s early civil rights history.  The article can be found online at the Broad Street Review.

Henry O. Tanner (1859-1937), was a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts before traveling to France to work and study, in 1891.  To honor Tanner’s work and highlight his legacy, the PAFA is hosting an exhibit, Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit and public programming.