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Violet Oakley

 (1874 - 1961)
Violet Oakley was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New Jersey.  Violet Oakley is known for mural, genre, portrait, illustration.

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Violet Oakley


The following is a press release from Richard Saiers, Capitol Preservation Committee, Harrisburg, PA: May 2003

PA CAPITOL PRESERVATION COMMITTEE HONORS LT. GOV. CATHERINE BAKER KNOLL AND INTRODUCES TRIBUTE BOOK ABOUT CAPITOL ARTIST VIOLET OAKLEY

HARRISBURG, PA-On June 10, 2003-the 129th anniversary of the birth of Capitol artist Violet Oakley (1874-1961)- Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Clymer will honor Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll with an official proclamation, and introduce the Committee's newly published book entitled "A Sacred Challenge: Violet Oakley and the Pennsylvania Capitol Murals".

Making history as the first woman elected to the Office of Lieutenant Governor   ...  Displaying 750 of 14332 characters.



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About  Violet Oakley

Born:  1874 - Jersey City, New Jersey
Died:   1961 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for:  mural, genre, portrait, illustration