(1894 - 1981)
Hilda Brown was active/lived in District Of Columbia. Hilda Brown is known for illustration, art education.
Biography Hilda Brown
Wilkinson-Brown (1894-1981) was the primary contributing
illustrator for W.E.B. DuBois's periodical, The Brownies' Book. Running
monthly from January 1920 to December 1921, it was the only magazine
published for African American children ages six to sixteen. His mission
was to celebrate their racial identity by providing content specific to
their experiences in America. Aiming to inspire black children with
black authors, The Brownies' Book was among the first publications to
publish poetry by Langston Hughes. Wilkinson-Brown's illustrations were
prominently featured in every issue of the magazine.
Her later works are
included in the holdings of the collection of The Smithsonian, The
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