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Title: Papers, 1930s-1960s Description: 5 linear ft.

Notes: Afro-American poet, lyricist, essayist, playwright, novelist, and musician, of Washington, DC. Personal papers, correspondence, writings, and photographs reflecting Johnson's literary activities and her involvement with the "New Negro Renaissance" in Washington, DC. Correspondents include William Braithwaite, W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Wallace Thurman, and Jean Toomer. Gift, 1992.

Subjects: Afro-American authors -- Washington (DC) Afro-American women authors -- Washington (DC) lcsh Afro-American women musicians -- Washington (DC) lcsh Afro-American women novelists -- Washington (DC) lcsh Afro-American women poets -- Washington (DC) lcsh Afro-Americans -- Washington (DC) -- Intellectual life. American literature -- Afro-American authors. American literature -- 20th century. Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962, correspondent. Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, correspondent. Hurston, Zora Neale, correspondent. Thurman, Wallace, 1902-1934, correspondent. Lyricists -- Washington (DC) lcsh Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967, correspondent. Washington (DC) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century. Women dramatists -- Washington (DC) lcsh

Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NUCMC #: DCLV96-A944