Sunday, January 27, 2008

Permelia Cobb Gwynn - Art Teacher

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The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 12 May 1930 (Page 2)
Art Exhibit By Pupils of City Schools

Miss Permelia Gwynn, art supervisor of the Danville public schools, will hold an exhibit of the work of the public school children at the Wednesday Club, Thursday, May 15 (1930), from 10:00 am until 6:30 pm. This exhibition is arranged in co-operation with the Fine Arts Department of the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs and is in honor of delegates and visitors to the twenty-third annual convention. The public is cordially invited to view the work of the school children.

Permelia Cobb Gwynn (born 1893) was the daughter of Littleton Ayers Gwynn (c.1854-1936) and Martha Ann Cobb Blackwell (born c.1856). Thus, she was the sister of Dr. Houston Lafayette Gwynn (1896-1963) and Joseph Daniel Gwynn (1901-1985).


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