Beecher, John, 1904-1980

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Dates:
Birth 1904-01-22
Death 1980-05-11
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American poet, civil rights activist, lecturer, and printer.

From the description of Papers, 1957-1979. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28249098

Civil rights crusader, poet, and rancher. Dedicated his life to eradicating racism and inequality, especially among blacks and steelworkers. Great-great nephew of abolitionists Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

From the description of John Beecher [reading at] Alabama A & M College 1967 April 26. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 756777729

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Subjects:

  • Oral interpretation of poetry
  • Civil rights movements--Poetry
  • Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century
  • Labor unions--Political activity
  • Literature and society
  • Printing--Specimens
  • Labor unions--Miners
  • Small presses
  • American poetry--20th century
  • Civil rights movement
  • Visual poetry
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Poetry

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  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Arizona (as recorded)