Archibald Motley Jr Research Paper

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Archibald Motley jr. was born october 7,1891 in New Orleans,LA. He was an african American visual artist. His family moved to chicago for his father’s job. He witnessed hard work as a child this is something that carried with him through his artist career. He was offered a scholarship to study agriculture but he turned it down. He entered Englewood high school. In 1924 he married a women from high school, Edith Granzo. There marriage was secretive because back then there marriage was forbidden because she was german american. In 1924 he married Edith Granzo. She helped him finacial wise for the next decade. They had a child together in 1933. Motley jr. was offered a full scholarship in studying architecture,but he turned
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