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Dox Thrash, Samuel J. Brown Jr., had a studio here.

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Dox Thrash, Samuel J. Brown Jr., had a studio here.

Famed African American artists Dox Thrash and Samuel J. Brown, Jr., shared a studio on this site in the early 1960s. This is documented in a few places on the Web, such as at p. 45 of 65 at https://www.philamuseum.org/doc_downloads/education/ex_resources/doxThrash.pdf, and at pp. 15-16 at http://www.preservationalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Thrash_Nomination_Revised.pdf.

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Location: Former site of Thrash / Brown Studio , 2313 Ridge Avenue , 2313-2315 Ridge Ave. (no building today), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19121, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Art, No Longer There, Worked Here, Employment
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : Francis M. Chmielewski
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : Dox Thrash lived at 23rd and Cecil B. Moore Ave., according to the Phila. Inquirer, 7/12/20, at pp. F1, F5. See also, http://ioby.org/project/save-historic-dox-thrash-house.
Date : 2020-07-22

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