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Schramm, James S

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dates 1904-1980
city Burlington
stateIA
other citiesAmherst, MA;
gender M
historical notes James S Schramm was a businessman [J. S. Schramm Company] and art collector. Schramm and his wife, Dorothy, collected American, European, and Japanese painting and sculpture and African sculpture.

They helped establish the Iowa Arts and the Burlington Area Art Councils. James Schramm was president of the American Federation of Arts in the 1950s and of the Des Moines Art Center in 1963. He was also a trustee of the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art.
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1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
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see also:
Schramm, Dorothy