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Florence Olson

 (1898 - 1968)
Florence Virginia Olson was active/lived in Missouri.  Florence Olson is known for sculpture and teaching.

Biography   Florence Olson


Marrying Austin Ketcham on May 22, 1924, Florence Virginia Olson had left the public schools of Kansas City at the age of 16 to study at the Kansas City Art Institute and then went to New York to work in the Borglum Brothers Studio as a sculptor, particularly under Solon Borglum.

When he died in 1922,
and the New York studio was being closed, Gutzon Borglum invited her to accompany him to South Dakota where he was working on Mount Rushmore, she declined. She then taught at the Kansas City Art Institute.
 
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