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us: Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911

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    • us: Watkins, Frances Ellen, 1825-1911
    • us: Harper, F. E. W. (Frances Ellen Watkins), 1825-1911
  • Additional Information

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Baltimore (Md.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Women's Suffrage Association
        • Organization: (naf) National Council of Women of the United States
        • Organization: (naf) National Council of Negro Women
        • Organization: (naf) Woman's Christian Temperance Union
    • Gender

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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Lecturers
            (lcsh) Abolitionists
        • Sources

          • found: Poems on miscellaneous subjects, 1857: t.p. (Frances Ellen Watkins)
          • found: Idylls of the Bible, 1975: t.p. (F.E.W. Harper)
          • found: Iola Leroy; or, Shadows uplifted, 1988: t.p. (Frances E.W. Harper)
          • found: Complete poems of Frances E.W. Harper, 1988
          • found: A brighter coming day : a Frances Ellen Watkins Harper reader, c1990
          • found: Poems, c1998: t.p. (Frances Ellen Watkins Harper)
          • found: Wikipedia, 30 Jan. 2009: under Frances Harper (Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, African American abolitionist and poet; born 24 Sept. 1825 in Baltimore, Maryland; married Fenton Harper in 1860; died 22 Feb. 1911)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins; Frances Ellen Watkins; fiction writer, poet, political activist; born 24 September 1825 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States; moved to Ohio and began working as a teacher at the Union Seminary near Columbus (1850); initiated her career as a public speaker in New Bedford, Massachusetts (1854); enlisted as a traveling lecturer for the Maine Antislavery Society; participated in many women's organizations, including the American Women's Suffrage Association, the National Council of Women, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union; was vice president of the National Council of Negro Women; died 20 February 1911 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
        • LC Classification

          • PS1799.H7
        • Change Notes

          • 1980-05-22: new
          • 2015-03-27: revised
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