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Though Thum was known for painting flowers, she also painted figures and landscapes throughout her life. She traveled to New York several times and studied under well-known artists, including William Merritt Chase at the Art Students League of New…

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Portrait of Julius Friedman by Jim Cantrell.

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"I confess to an ambitious desire of becoming more than a mere atom floating in the sunbeam of prosperity. I coveted a distinct individuality, yet it is my deliberate opinion that I also loved learning for its own sake."
- Julia Ann Hieronymus…

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Portrait of Julius Friedman by Ann Farnsley.

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Susan Look Avery founded the Woman's Club of Louisville in 1890 when she was 73 years old. The club supported civic improvements, championed education and philanthropy, and cultivated the fine arts. It had 39 charter members who were often involved…
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