SmallCollections in the James Weldon Johnson collection 1850-1976

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Small Collections in the James Weldon Johnson collection, 1850-1976

SmallCollections in the James Weldon Johnson collection 1850-1976

Correspondence, writings, memorabilia by andrelating to Romare Bearden; Augusta Bird Courtney; Frederick Douglass;Alexandre Dumas, père and fils; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Rudolph Dunbar; ElsieTaylor DuTrieuille; Jack Flodin; Mifflin Wistar Gibbs; Angelina W. Grimké;Georgia Douglas Johnson; Le Roi Jones; Alain LeRoy Locke; Edgar Mittelholzer;Arthur Alfonso Schomburg; George Samuel Schuyler; Harriet Beecher Stowe; BookerT. Washington; and Frank Yerby.

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Mittelholzer, Edgar

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Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958

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In honor of his aunt, Angelina Emily Grimke Weld (1805- 1875), a noted abolitionist and feminist, Archibald Grimke named his daughter, the only child: Angelina Weld Grimke. Angelina Weld Grimke (1880-1958) was a prolific author of poetry, drama, and short stories. Among her most noted writings are, the plays "Rachel" published in 1921, and the poem "The Black Finger", first published in Opportunity in 1923. 1880 Feb. 27 ...

Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988

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B. September 2, 1911in Charlotte, N.C;d. 1988. From the description of Romy Bearden : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 539064129 Romare Bearden (1911-1988) was painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Romare Bearden, 1968 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81776639 Romare Bearden (1911-1988) was an African-American primitive painter from New York, N.Y. From the...

DuTrieuille, Elsie Taylor.

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Johnson, Georgia Douglas, -1966

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African American poet, lyricist, essayist, playwright, novelist, and musician, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, ca. 1930-ca. 1960. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70939782 ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

Yerby, Frank, 1916-1991

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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Gibbs, Mifflin Wistar

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Schuyler, George S. (George Samuel), 1895-1977

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African American writer and journalist; author of the satirical fantasy "Black no more." From the description of Papers of George Samuel Schuyler [manuscript], 1932-1966. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833639 Author, journalist; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of George Samuel Schuyler : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724720 George S. Schuy...

Jones, Le Roi, 1934-

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Locke, Alain, 1885-1954

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Alain LeRoy Locke was an African-American professor of philosophy at Howard University. From the description of Alain LeRoy Locke photograph, and funeral orations brochure, 1952-1954. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 48822627 African American teacher, philosopher, author, and critic. From the description of Papers, 1841-1983 (bulk 1898-1954). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70939715 ...

Flodin, Jack.

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Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906

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Poet and author. From the description of Papers of Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1873-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067921 Paul Laurence Dunbar of Dayton, Ohio, was an African-American writer of fiction, poetry, and plays. Dunbar is widely acknowledged as the first important black poet in American literature. He also worked at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C, as an assistant clerk, 1897-1898. From the description of Paul Laurence Dunbar letters and leaf...

Courtney, Augusta Bird.

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870

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Dumas, the French novelist. Jacques François Fromental Élie Halévy, usually known as Fromental Halévy, was a French composer. From the description of [Letter, undated, to] M. Halévy / A. Dumas. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 225160848 His last, unfinished, historical romance. Never published in French in book form. From the description of Le comte de Moret : manuscript, [ca. 1869]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612780552 French nov...

Dunbar, Rudolph

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Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895

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The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). From the guide to the Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients, 1850-1883, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) French author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Marly-le-Roi], to an unidentified "monsieur," [1892 Apr. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757338135 ...

Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938

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Bibliophile, writer, Schomburg was curator of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History from 1932-1938. From the description of Arthur Alfonso Schomburg papers, 1724-1938 (bulk 1904-1938) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122485276 Arthur Alfonso Schomburg, a writer and researcher, collector and curator of books and manuscripts pertaining to black history and culture. From the description of Arthur Alfonso Schomburg collection, 1920-1938, 1985-1993. (...