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Grandma Moses' death in 1961...

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December 14, 1961

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, December 14, 1961

* Grandma Moses' death (great 1st report) 
* American Folk Painter - artist

his 64 page newspaper has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "Grandma Moses Is Dead at Age of 101" with subheads that include: "Grandma Moses, Painter of Primitives, Dies at 101" and more with photos of her and an example of her work. (see)

Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Anna Mary Robertson Moses (September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961), better known as "Grandma Moses", was a renowned American folk artist. She is most often cited as an example of an individual successfully beginning a career in the arts at an advanced age. Moses had ten children but five died at birth.

Category: The 20th Century

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