Selma Burke is born

December 31

On December 31, 1900, Selma Burke was born in 1900. 

Selma Burke was an influential artist and sculptor during the early 1900’s.  Burke is famously known for the art piece she did on President Franklin Roosevelt in 1945. 

Selma Burke died in 1995.


Sources

Brandman, B. M. (n.d.). Biography: Selma Burke. Selma Burke Biography. Retrieved December 1, 2022, from https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/selma-burke

Selma Burke, renowned for FDR Portrait on the dime. NC DNCR. (n.d.). Retrieved December 1, 2022, from https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2016/12/31/selma-burke-renowned-fdr-portrait-dime

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