Portrait of Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar Nelson, wife of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, ca. 1907-1909. The Dunbar's were married in March, 1898 and separated four years later, but never divorced. Paul Laurence Dunbar died in 1906 and four years later Alice married Harry A Callis, a physician. This marriage ended in divorce. In 1916, she married Robert J. Nelson, a poet and civil rights activist.
"Alice Dunbar Nelson Photograph" (2022). Paul Laurence Dunbar Gallery. 26.
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