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Found 2 collections related to African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

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Umbra Poets Workshop
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 538
.4 linear feet (One archival box)
The Umbra Poets Workshop was a group of young African-American writers who met on New York City's Lower East Side from 1962 to 1965 to conduct readings and discuss writing and politics. The Umbra Poets Workshop collection consists of oral history... more
Johnson, Brad, 1952-2011
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 844
, 3.4 linear feet (6 archival boxes, 1 flat box)
Brad Johnson was a gay African-American poet and writer. Born in California in 1952, and raised in Philadelphia, he graduated from Yale University after spending his junior year in France. His early poems were in French, but his publishing career... more