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While a student at Howard Univ. she worked with the [[strikethrough]] depa [[/strikethrough]] dramatic dept. [[strikethrough]] has [[/strikethrough]] as their costume designer. Head of the drama dept. was Montgomery Gregory and was assisted by Marie Forest ( a well know person in the theatre world) *(Here show picture of [[strikethrough]] these [[/strikethrough]] her drawings of the costumes painted for her thesis

Costumes she designed were [[strikethrough]] made by her mother [[/strikethrough]] made by her mother, Amelia W. Thomas, who was a designer in her own rights. 

Also at Howard she studied sculpture under Mary Howard Jackson (1888-1931) Sculpture made, bust of a young girl (which resembled her sister, Fannie, who passed at the age of nine in Columbus, Georgia of scarlett fever, [[strikethrough]] in Columbus, Georgia, where she is buried. The o [[/strikethrough]] Buried in Columbus, Georgia. 


*In the Negro History Bulletin, Dec. 1937, p. 8 a picture of Alma [[strikethrough]] titled: 
"Art: M [[/strikethrough]] with a children's modeling class. "Art: Modeling at Southwest House, Washington, D.C., Miss Alma Thomas, Instructor. 
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