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The Bernice Bing papers document the life and work of the Asian American lesbian artist Bernice Bing.
Bernice Bing was born on April 10, 1936 in San Francisco, California. When she was six years old her mother died and her and her sister were mostly raised in foster homes and by their grandmother. Bing also lived in the Ming Quong Home. She was encouraged by her grandmother to explore her interest in art.
11 Linear Feet (12 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 10 flat boxes, 3 map folders)
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