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Catalog Number 2006.174.1
Title Fifty Years of Diversity
Other Number UC2006.3.1
Object Name Painting
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Description Painting of an African American WKU student wearing a graduation gown and the stoles of various African-American sororities, fraternities, and honor societies. A "1956" tassel hangs from the mortarboard.

The painting was commissioned to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of integration at WKU.
Collection University Art Collection
Artist Waddell, Alice Gatewood, 1953-
Signed Name gatewood Waddell 06
Signature Location bottom right edge of canvas
Medium Oil Paint
Frame Size 33.75" H x 27.625" W
Search Terms African American Art
African Americans--Kentucky
Diversity Programs (WKU)
Western Kentucky University
WKU
Subjects African Americans
Art
Diversity
Integration
Painting, American --Kentucky --20th century.
Western Kentucky University
People Waddell, Alice Gatewood b. 1953
Date 2006
Caption Fifty Years of Diversity
Number of Images 2
Dimensions H-30 W-24 inches
Dimension type 1
Dimension Details Visible: 29.313 x 23.25"
Frame: 33.75 x 27.625"
Height (ft) 2.5
Height (in) 30
Width (cm) 60.96
Width (ft) 2
Width (in) 24