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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, Joe, 1940-2019
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 982
4.0 linear feet (4 boxes)
Joe Johnson (1940-2019) was a poet and writer who was a member of the Umbra Poets Workshop, a group of young Black writers who met on New York City's Lower East Side from 1962 to 1965 to conduct readings and discuss writing and politics. The Joe... more