Roumain, Jacques, 1907-1944

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Jacques Roumain (b. June 4, 1907, Port-au-Prince, Haiti,–d. August 18, 1944) was a Haitian writer, politician, and Marxist. He is considered one of the most prominent figures in Haitian literature.
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creatorOf Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939. Joel E. and Amy E. Spingarn papers, 1898-1972. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn The Daily Worker and The Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Joel E. and Amy E. Spingarn papers, 1898-1972 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Charlier, Etienne D. Etienne and Ghislaine Charlier collection, 1927-1994 (bulk 1942-1979) New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Langston Hughes Collection, 1942-1943 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Letters of Langston Hughes to H.R. Hays [manuscript], 1942 July 4-25. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Browder, Earl, 1891-1973 person
associatedWith Charlier, Etienne D. person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. person
associatedWith Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Port-au-Prince 11 HT
Republic of Haiti 00 HT
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Authors, Black
Political activists
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Birth 1907-06-04

Death 1944-08-18

Haitians

French

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