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Reminiscences of Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander : oral history, 1977.

Creator: Walker, Margaret, 1915-1998.
Project: Black women oral history project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 59 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Teacher, writer.

Scope and Contents

Growing up in Alabama; parents' culture and education; genealogy; religious background; marriage; educational and racial experiences at Northwestern University, University of Iowa, writings; JUBILEE; English teacher, Jackson State University from 1949; Director, Institute for the Study of History, Life and Culture of Black People from 1968; impressions of W.E.B. DuBois; friendship with Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Paul Engle, Medgar Evers, Edward Hungerford and others.

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