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Vinnie Ream and a Senate Debate

Vinnie Ream
May 19, 2020

Vinnie Ream and a Senate Debate

Listen to our podcast on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify,, Breaker, Pocket Casts. Using Internet Explorer or Microsoft…, Vinnie Ream, 1847-1914 Vinnie Ream at work upon her Lincoln bust, which rests upon the stand she used in the White House while…, Abraham Lincoln Statue Sculpted by Vinnie Ream, the first female artist commissioned to create a work of art for the U.S.…, Samuel Jordan Kirkwood Sculpted by Vinnie Ream Given by Iowa in 1913 Bronze, Hall of Columns, U.S. Capitol , Sequoyah Sculpted by Vinnie Ream (completed by G. Julian Zolnay) Given by Oklahoma in 1917 Bronze, National Statuary Hall, U.S.…, Belle Kinney Scholz, 1890-1959 Belle Kinney Scholz along with her husband, Leopold, sculpted both of Tennessee’s statues for the…