A Woman to Know: Selma Burke

My mother was very proud of my achievements — she felt I delivered the Burkes from the cotton patch to the White House. — Selma Burke

(image via Smithsonian)

She sculpted the image of FDR that you see on the dime. A tiny piece of art, handcrafted by Selma, that's been held in a million American wallets.

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