Lula Josephine Holden Adams was born in Texas on Sept. 3, 1879. The Holden family settled on a farm in Los Angeles in the 1880s. Lula studied at the School of Art & Design in 1900-01. About 1908 she married Daniel Adams and remained in Los Angeles until her demise on June 21, 1952. A black artist, her specialty was floral still lifes.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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