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us: Johnson, Helene, 1906-1995

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1906-07-07
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1995-07-06
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Girls' Latin School (Boston, Mass.)
        • Organization: (naf) Boston University
        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Lafayette School (Boston, Mass.)
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        (lcsh) Poets
          Civil servants
      • Sources

        • found: Johnson, Helene. This waiting for love, c2000: CIP t.p. (Helene Johnson) galley (b. July 7, 1906, Boston, Mass; d. July 6, 1995, Manhattan)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed June 29, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Johnson, Helene V.; poet, civil servant; born 07 July, 1906 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States; educated, Boston's Lafayette School, the Martin School, and the Boston Girls' Latin School; took writing courses at Boston University; studied at Columbia University's Extension Division; joined the Boston black writers' organization, Saturday Evening Quill Club; published poems in the magazine Opportunity (1924-1926), won first, fourth, and seventh levels of honorable mention in an Urban League competition (1926); published poems in the Vanity Fair magazine, New York (1927), the journal Psalms, Harlem magazines (1928), Saturday Evening Quill (1928-1931), the anthology The Book of American Negro Poetry (1931), and Challenge (1935). She was civil service employee (1935-1980s); died 06 July, 1995 in Manhattan, New York, United States)
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