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The career of Sally James Farnham began rather simply. Sculpture came into her life as a therapeutic activity meant to alleviate her boredom during a long hospital stay. Yet within seven short years, she was celebrated as one of the top female sculptors in America working on a heroic scale.

The story of Sally James Farnham's life is full of impressive challenges and inspiring triumphs. Many thanks to the Tinsley and McMahon families for sharing documents and photographs from their archives.