Photograph of Manuel Bromberg 1965

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Bromberg, Manuel
Size
0.001 linear feet (1 folder)
Call number
MSS 00382
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Manuel Bromberg was born in Centerville, Iowa in 1917. He was educated in the Cleveland, Ohio and attended Cleveland public schools. Bromberg studied at The Cleveland School of Art and The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, where he painted murals for the Works Progress Administration.

In April 1942 he entered the Army and was appointed to the War Artists Unit in 1943, where he painted, sketched, and drew the European theater. His graphic record of the war, published in LIFE, the New York Times, and other periodicals, earned him the U.S. Army's Legion of Merit in 1945.

After his discharge, Bromberg won a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for creative painting in 1946. He became head of the Art Department of Salem College in Winston-Salem, then in 1949 joined the faculty of the School of Design at North Carolina State College. He remained at NC State until 1954; during this time, he created a mural for the Erdahl-Cloyd Student Union.

Biographical/historical note

Manuel Bromberg was born in Centerville, Iowa in 1917. He was educated in the Cleveland, Ohio and attended Cleveland public schools. Bromberg studied at The Cleveland School of Art and The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, where he painted murals for the Works Progress Administration.

In April 1942 he entered the Army and was appointed to the War Artists Unit in 1943, where he painted, sketched, and drew the European theater. His graphic record of the war, published in LIFE, the New York Times, and other periodicals, earned him the U.S. Army's Legion of Merit in 1945.

After his discharge, Bromberg won a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for creative painting in 1946. He became head of the Art Department of Salem College in Winston-Salem, then in 1949 joined the faculty of the School of Design at North Carolina State College. He remained at NC State until 1954; during this time, he created a mural for the Erdahl-Cloyd Student Union.

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[Identification of item], Photograph of Manuel Bromberg, MSS 00382, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Photograph of Manuel Bromberg, MSS 00382, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.