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Ellis Walter Ruley: Norwich Artist

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ellis Walter Ruley Memorial Park, 28 Hammond Ave
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
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Ellis Walter Ruley was a self-taught African American artist from Norwich. In 1933, he married a white woman named Wilhelmina Fox, and as Norwich’s first interracial couple, Ellis and Wilhelmina faced considerable unkindness from disapproving neighbors. The couple, along with...

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