Papers of John C. Rogers [manuscript], 1937-1973.

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Papers of John C. Rogers [manuscript], 1937-1973.

The collection contains letters to Rogers from Rockwell Kent, Murrell Edmunds, Art Buchwald, Harry Monroe Caudill, Nikki Giovanni, Jack Conroy, R. Bruce Crawford, Norman MacLeod, and Ernie Pyle commenting on their current activities and writings, past events, and Roger's work. Other items in the collection include two poems, "Salute," and "Ghetto night" by Edmunds; theater programs featuring Jack Conroy and Nikki Giovanni; newsclippings on a 19th century Virginia turnpike designed by Claudius Crozet; Bruce Crawford's protest against the Alabama Downs law forbidding the distribution of radical literature; and a photograph of the mountain on which Buffalo Bill is buried.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7927931

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Giovanni, Nikki

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Award-winning poet, author, and civil rights activist, Nikki Giovanni, was born Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr,. on June 7, 1943, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.A poet and spoken word artist, Giovanni entered Fisk University in 1960, where she edited the school's literary magazine and became involved in both the Writer's Workshop and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; she received her B.A. degree in 1967. Giovanni became active in the Black Arts Movement, ...

Buchwald, Art.

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Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945

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Ernest "Ernie" Taylor Pyle (August 3, 1900 – April 18, 1945) was a Pulitzer Prize—winning American journalist and war correspondent who is best known for his stories about ordinary American soldiers during World War II. Pyle is also notable for the columns he wrote as a roving human-interest reporter from 1935 through 1941 for the Scripps-Howard newspaper syndicate that earned him wide acclaim for his simple accounts of ordinary people across North America. When the United States entered World W...

Edmunds, Murrell, 1898-1981

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American author. From the description of Behold, thy brother : [proof], 1950 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833269 ...

Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864

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An act of the General Assembly passed February 6, 1826, revived and amended "an act incorporating a company for the purpose of improving the navigation of the North Anna River." These field notes are a result of the action. From the description of North Anna River Survey field notes, 1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122601612 From the description of North Anna River Survey field notes, 1827. (Library of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 302278635 The Board of Publi...

Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990

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Author b. 1899, John Wesley, in coal mining camp near Moberly, Mo.; proletarian writer of the 30's, activist involved in labor unions and worker's rights. Published in Northern Lights and New Masses; gained recognition with Disinherited. From the description of Papers, 1947-1981. (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 13347087 Poet, editor of The Spider. From the description of Letters, to Joseph A. Labadie, 1924-1928. (University of Michigan). World...

Macleod, Norman Alasdair 1927-1991

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Epithet: of Barndie British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x000259 ...

Crawford R. Bruce.

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Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917

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Buffalo Bill was employed as a scout by the United States 5th Cavalry, 1868-1872. In 1869 he participated in the Battle of Summit Springs, Colorado, in which the 5th Cavalry defeated Cheyenne Indians. From the description of Letter : Saint Louis, Missouri, to Joseph Witherspoon Cook, Greenwood, South Dakota, 1896 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162229 From the description of Letter : Saint Louis, Mo., to Joseph Witherspoon Cook, Greenwood, S.D., 1896 May 23. (Unkno...

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

Caudill, Harry M., 1922-1990

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Author, Educator, Lawyer, Politician. Harry Caudill was born on May 3, 1922. During his life of seventy-eight years, he played active roles in local, state, and national arenas. A lawyer by profession, Caudill practiced in his native Letcher County for twenty-eight years after receiving his law degree from the University of Kentucky in 1948 and also served as President of the Letcher County Bar Association. As a politician, he completed three two-year terms (elected in 1...

Rogers, John Carr, d. 1979.

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American writer. From the description of Letters to John Carr Rogers, [manuscript], 1971-1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809564 ...