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1 The Harlem Renaissance- Palmer Hayden By: Lucas Sharp

2 Facts about Palmer Hayden His name was Palmer Cole Hayden. His name was Palmer Cole Hayden. He was born in Widewater, Virginia on January 15,1890 and died on February 18,1973. He was born in Widewater, Virginia on January 15,1890 and died on February 18,1973. As a child he was inspired by his older brother to draw. He wanted to become a fiddle player, but his family couldn’t afford a fiddle or fiddle lessons. He decided to pursue drawing, his true childhood passion in a towns surrounding countryside. As a child he was inspired by his older brother to draw. He wanted to become a fiddle player, but his family couldn’t afford a fiddle or fiddle lessons. He decided to pursue drawing, his true childhood passion in a towns surrounding countryside.

3 Facts about Palmer Hayden Palmer moved to Washington, D.C. as an adolescent trying to find work. Working as an errand boy and porter, he spent most of his spare time sketching boats on the Potomac. He placed an advertisement in the local newspaper, trying to find a job as an artist’s assistant. Every time he went to an interview the artists would turn him down because he was black! After many other turn downs Hayden finally joined the army. Palmer moved to Washington, D.C. as an adolescent trying to find work. Working as an errand boy and porter, he spent most of his spare time sketching boats on the Potomac. He placed an advertisement in the local newspaper, trying to find a job as an artist’s assistant. Every time he went to an interview the artists would turn him down because he was black! After many other turn downs Hayden finally joined the army.

4 Facts about Palmer Hayden He was a Painter, Life as Serviceman and Fledgling Artist, The Renaissance Artist Paints Seascapes. He was a Painter, Life as Serviceman and Fledgling Artist, The Renaissance Artist Paints Seascapes. He was well known for being a Harlem artist and folklorist.

5 Facts about Palmer Hayden  Some of his pieces are Michie Stadium Westpoint Painting, Jeunesse, John Henry's death, and many many more.

6 Work citied nts/view/palmer-hayden-harlem- renaissance-artist-and-beyond nts/view/palmer-hayden-harlem- renaissance-artist-and-beyond nts/view/palmer-hayden-harlem- renaissance-artist-and-beyond nts/view/palmer-hayden-harlem- renaissance-artist-and-beyond center.org/interactives/harlem/faces/p almer_hayden.html center.org/interactives/harlem/faces/p almer_hayden.htmlhttp://artsedge.kennedy- center.org/interactives/harlem/faces/p almer_hayden.htmlhttp://artsedge.kennedy- center.org/interactives/harlem/faces/p almer_hayden.html collection/palmerhaydenbio.html collection/palmerhaydenbio.html collection/palmerhaydenbio.html collection/palmerhaydenbio.html


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