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African American poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 records:

Gwendolyn Brooks correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 152
Overview Correspondence between Gwendolyn Brooks and Van Allen Bradley, literary editor of the Chicago Daily News, 1949-1967, and between Bradley and others about Brooks. In addition, there is an unsigned autobiographical sketch written by Brooks, clippings collected by her, and a photograph. The letters are primarily about book reviewing and her writing.
Dates: 1949 - 1967

John Edgar Tidwell collection on Frank Marshall Davis

 Collection
Call Number: MS 353
Overview Frank Marshall Davis was a well-known African American poet, journalist, and political activist in the 1930s and 1940s who fell into relative obscurity after moving to Hawaii in 1948, until his poetry was "rediscovered" in the 1970s. John Edgar Tidwell has devoted much of his academic career to researching, editing, and publishing materials both by and about Frank Marshall Davis. This collection comprises both Tidwell's collection of original Frank Marshall Davis materials, as well as Tidwell's...
Dates: 1924 - 2015