Wednesday, September 21, 2011

DAR Art Reception: Featuring the Works of Col. John W. Thomason

DAR Art Reception:
Featuring the Works of Col. John W. Thomason
Friday, September 23rd from 4:00pm -6:00pm
Wynne Home Art Center

This week, as a part of the Daughter of the American Revolution's Constitution Week, the Wynne Home will be having a reception that will display the paintings, sketches, and literary works of Col. John W. Thomason.

Soloist Amber Jamison and DAR members Jan Cole and Kim Davis will also be performing music from WWI, WWII, the Civil War, as well as some of Col. Thomason's favorite songs.

Lieutenant Colonel John William Thomason, Jr. was born in Huntsville, Texas is 1893 and died on March 12, 1944. Along with his extensive military career, Col. Thomason was also the author and illistrator of several books and magazine stories. 

List of Col. John W. Thomason's works of Literature:

Fix Bayonets (1926) (short stories collection)
The United States Army Second Division Northwest of Chateau Theirry in World War I (1927)
Red Pants and Other Stories (1927) (short stories collection)
Jeb Stuart (1930)
Salt Winds and Gobi Dust (1934) (short stories collection)
The Adventures of General Marbot by Himself (1935) (editor and illustrator)
A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of Tennessee by Himself (illustrator only)
Gone to Texas (1937) (novel)
Lone Star Preacher (1941) (novel)

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