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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: July 4, 2014
Caption: Silver Spring Armory Marker
"Then as Now"
Additional Description: The monument to the Silver Spring Armory site was created by an artist whose heritage includes both African American and Native-American (Cherokee) ancestry. Jerome Meadow's diverse background lead him to express a community's spirit through his collage and abstract work. As a former resident of DC and graduate student at the University of Maryland, Meadows is familiar with Silver Spring's cultural mix. Meadows says "Art, the way I interpret it, lies within the realm (of the spirit) and when used effectively can have a healing impact, a revealing impact, an empowering impact." - Silver Spring Downtown Arts and Entertainment
Submitted: July 12, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p278763
File Size: 2.804 Megabytes
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