RACES: Recorders Recorded

Last week from the auditorium walls of Washington's new Department of Labor Building ten flat black & tan faces stared importantly out over a large audience. In the audience, hundreds of three-dimensional black & tan faces beamed pridefully back. The flat faces belonged to Federal Art Project portraits of men who have served the District of Columbia as Recorders of Deeds since Reconstruction days. The three-dimensional faces belonged to leaders of Washington's largo Negro population who turned out in formal attire to witness the unveiling of the portraits. They had come to...

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