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us: Hurston, Zora Neale

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1891-01-07?
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1960-01-28
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    • Birth Place

        Notasulga (Ala.)
    • Death Place

        Fort Pierce (Fla.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Work Projects Administration of New York State
    • Organization

        United States. Work Projects Administration of New York State
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: North Carolina Central University
    • Organization

        North Carolina Central University
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    • found: Jonah's gourd vive ... 1934.
    • found: Moses, man of the mountain, 1985: CIP t.p. (Zora Neale Hurston) CIP data sheet (b. 1/7/1891) introd. (the 1900 census records have established that Hurston indubitably was born Jan. 7, 1891; d. Jan. 28, 1960)
    • found: IMDb, May 22, 2009 (Zora Neale Hurston; b. Jan. 7, 1891, Notasulga, Alabama, USA; d. Jan. 28, 1960, Saint Lucie County, Florida, USA; African-American novelist, anthropologist and folklorist)
    • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Sept. 26, 2012 (Zora Neale Hurston; born January 7, 1891; died January 28, 1960 in Fort Pierce [Saint Lucie County], Florida; folklorist, anthropologist, novelist, short story writer; Associate degree, Howard University, 1920; B.A., Anthropology, Barnard College, 1927; established a school of dramatic arts at Bethune-Cookman College, 1934)
    • found: Zora Neale Hurston, Jan. 7, 2014 about (Hurston was born on Jan. 7, 1891, in Notasulga, Alabama, Hurston moved with her family to Eatonville, Florida, when she was still a toddler. Her writings reveal no recollection of her Alabama beginnings. For Hurston, Eatonville was always home, etc.)) {}
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Hurston, Zora Neale; Zora Lee Hurston; fiction writer and anthropologist; born 07 January 1891 in Notasulga, Alabama, United States; claimed birth dates that varied from 1898 to 1903; most often she cited 1901 as her birth year, but the census of 1900 lists a Zora L. Hurston, born in 1891; graduated from Morgan College (1918); part-time student at Howard University (1919-1924); BA from Barnard (1928); employed as a drama coach by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in New York (1935-1936); editor for the Federal Writers' Project in Florida (1939); taught at North Carolina College in Durham (1940); died 28 January 1960 in Fort Pierce, Florida, United States)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3515.U789
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    • 1979-10-12: new
    • 2015-04-11: revised
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