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From: "betty" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Campbells of Izard Co--Betty BB
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 10:23:18 -0500
I will try to see what painting are there.
I would also loved to find a painting of the lady from around Calico Rock ,
Her name was Emma Drowns, I think,.
Yes I have many happy memories of Aunt Cora and watching her paint. She was
I'm not sure about her art education but she taught Art in the 1930 on a
work progran during the depression. A aunt of my late husband attended the
I think one reason I treasured my time with my greataunt Cora was I was not
lucky enough to had grandparents. I was 3 when my last grandparent passed.
I do treasure the paintings I have, especially the baptistery, of my Aunts.
Her colors are so bright in her works. She was quit a pioneer with her art
Date: Sunday, September 05, 2004 11:29 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Campbells of Izard Co--Betty BB
>This would have been about two weeks ago, it was in the last space before
>stairs in Gwen's Olde World in CR. It caught my eyes because there were
>other paintings in that space. I actually can't remember if there was any
>indication that it was the railroad spur below Calico but that is the area
>reminded me of. (However, it may be from some other area but the barren
>looked like the area where the cedars were burned south of CR so I
>automatically associated the areas---thou it may be incorrect.)
>Betty, I was in a really big hurry when I ran in there to say Hi to an old
>friend of mine who was in the shop! Betty Mc it was your cousin, Glenda.
>Betty BB, we didn't inquire whether the space renter had more of Cora
>Campbell's work. Possible?
>Bet you were fascinated as a child watching her, weren't you?
>Lovely story about her work. Know both you and Harold are proud of this
>If she was self-taught, she was quite accomplished.
>Isn't it strange how some churches don't insist on taking the art with
>I was shocked at the Baptist Church near Children's Hospital and them
>the stained glass windows. I would have thought those would have been small
>treasures to move to the new location as reminders of the church's past?
>treasure you got of your relative's work!
>n a message dated 9/5/2004 11:00:16 PM Central Standard Time,
>Might I ask where in Calico Rock you saw the paintings.
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