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  • The Portrait Of Edward Hopper

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    Edward Hopper was a quiet person but his art speaks louder that his words. His paintings are famous because they are mysterious and his scenes don’t seem to be complete. His paintings leave the viewer with questions which makes his painting even more interesting. Hopper started sketching and drawing at a very young age. Hopper has struggled throughout his career but in the end, he’s made it to where he is now. When Hopper was young he loved anything to do with art. He was extremely excited when he

  • Josephine Butler : Patron Of Prostitutions Essay

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    Josephine Butler: Patron of Prostitutions Josephine Butler was born on the 13th of April in 1828 in Milfield Hill Northumberland, and she was the seventh child of John Grey and his wife, Hannah Annett. Born during the Victorian era, she was a revolutionary activist and a leader of a National Women’s Political campaign. Inspired by her father, who was a leading liberal and agricultural reform in the English border country, Josephine became aware of the terror of slavery and mistreatment of women,

  • The Fight For Women By Charlotte Butler

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    The Fight for Women Document 23.2 The British Parliament 's passing of the Contagious Disease Acts in 1866 resulted in Josephine Butler writing a letter to the International Convention of Women in Washington. The purpose of the act was to reduce prostitution and sexually transmitted diseases, specifically occurring within the military forces. Butler’s letter included topics, arguments, and political issues women had to work on even though they were not given the right to vote or engage in politics

  • Essay about Josephine Baker

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    Josephine Baker While Jim Crow laws were reeking havoc on the lives of African Americans in the South, a massed exodus of Southern musicians, particularly from New Orleans, spread the seeds of Jazz as far north as New York City. A new genre of music produced fissures in the walls of racial discrimination thought to be impenetrable. Musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, "King" Oliver and Fletcher Henderson performed to the first desegregated audiences. Duke Ellington starred

  • Rogue Community College ( Nsc )

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    The organization I chose is my current workplace, and that of five years, Rogue Community College (RCC). Established in 1970, RCC serves residents in Jackson and Josephine counties at eight different learning centers in Grants Pass, Medford, White City and the Illinois Valley. A non-profit, comprehensive, two-year, public community college, RCC offers six two-year degrees, 73 career and technical training programs, 22 Career Pathways certificates; and a variety of workforce and short-term training

  • Essay about A Biography of Josephine Baker

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    A Biography of Josephine Baker Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine MacDonald in St. Louis, Missouri to her unwed parents: Carrie McDonald and Eddie Carson. Her father soon left the family and Josephine had to help her mother support herself and her three younger half-siblings. At age eight, she got a job working as a maid for a white family (Robinson). At age 12, she had dropped out of school to work. By age 14, she had moved out, been married, and separated from her first husband.

  • The Josephine Baker Story Essay

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    Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine Carson in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 3, 1906 to washerwoman, Carrie McDonald, and vaudeville drummer, Eddie Carson. Josephine's father abandoned them shortly after her birth and her mother married a kind but perpetually unemployed man named Arthur Martin. Their family came to include a son and two more daughters. Josephine grew up cleaning houses and babysitting for wealthy white families until she got a job waitressing at The Old Chauffeur's Club when

  • Harlem, New York

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    One sensational woman stood out among the rest, her name was Josephine Baker. She took a stand and fought for what she believed in, she was a strong and passionate women and she never let anyone get in the way of the things she loved to do. No matter how risqué or dangerous it may have been. On June 3rd, 1906 Freda Josephine McDonald was born to a washerwoman, Carrie McDonald and a Vanderville drummer Eddie Carson. Shortly after Josephine was born her Father abandoned their family and her Mother remarried

  • Whitney Museum of Art Essay

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    The Whitney Museum of American Art has often been referred to a citadel of American Art, partially due to the museums façade, a striking granite building (Figure 1), designed by Bauhaus trained architect Marcel Breuer. The museum perpetuates this reference through its biennial review of contemporary American Art, which the Whitney has become most famous for. The biennial has become since its inception a measure of the state of contemporary art in America today. Since the Museum's opening in 1931

  • Counter-Culture Youth Pic Essay

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    In the following essay, I will attempt to highlight the phenomenon in cinema known as the “counterculture youth-pic.” This trend in production started in the late 1960’s as a result of the economic and cultural influences on the film industry of that time. The following essay looks at how those influences helped to shape a new genre in the film industry, sighting Easy Rider as a main example, and suggests some possible reasons for the relatively short popularity of the genre.      “The