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Image: D29492-4 Peggy Strong, a nationally recognized artist born in Tacoma, is shown working in her studio in Sept. 1947. She exhibited two portraits at the first of the 1947-48 art exhibits by the Tacoma Art League. The exhibit opened September 7, 1947, at the Washington State Historical Society Building. The two portraits were of Margaret Snyder, daughter of Frost and Margaret Snyder, and Jane Moffitt, daughter of Thomas and Sally Moffitt. A copy of the portrait of Jane Moffitt appeared in the Tacoma News Tribune September 5, 1947, p.8. Peggy Strong died in June of 1956 from the lingering results of an automobile accident that had confined her to a wheel chair. (T.Times, 9/9/1947, p.3)
Image: D29492-4 Peggy Strong, a nationally recognized artist born in Tacoma, is shown working in her studio in Sept. 1947. She exhibited two portraits at the first of the 1947-48 art exhibits by the Tacoma Art League. The exhibit opened September 7, 1947, at the Washington State Historical Society Building. The ...