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7602 W. Encanto Blvd
Phoenix, 85035 United States
620-262-4636

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February 2018

African American Art, Fort Huachuca, and World War II – Phoenix

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Desert Sage Library, 7602 W. Encanto Blvd
Phoenix, 85035 United States
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Fort Huachuca, in Sierra Vista, is the surprising site of a remarkable story of African American art during World War II. Central to the chronicle is Arizona painter Lew Davis. The base was home to two black divisions, and Davis painted murals for the two segregated officers’ clubs. For the black officers’ club Davis produced something stunningly original: The Negro in America’s Wars, representing African American participation in the Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War, and World War…

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