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Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971


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  • Variants

    • Occomy, Marita Bonner, 1898-1971
    • Andrew, Joseph Maree, 1898-1971
    • Reed, Joyce N., 1898-1971
    • Bonner, Marieta, 1898-1971.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1898-06-16
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1971-12-06
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Radcliffe College
        • Organization: (naf) First Church of Christ, Scientist (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        female
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: Her Frye Street & environs, c1987:CIP t.p. (Marita Bonner) pub. info. (1899-1971; published under Marita Bonner, Marita Bonner Occomy, Joseph Maree Andrew, and Joyce N. Reed)
    • found: Radcliffe Coll. Archives(transcript: Bonner, Marieta Odette (now Mrs. Occomy); b. 6-16-1898; grad. Radcliffe, 1922.
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 21, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Bonner, Marita Odette; special educator, dramatist, educator, essayist, fiction writer; born 16 June 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States; majored in English and comparative literature in Radcliffe College; graduated with a BA at a Cambridge high school (1922); published short stories, essays, and plays, most of which examined the debilitating effects of economic, racial, and sexual prejudice on black Americans; first publication - The Hands, was published in Opportunity (1925); received an award for the essay On Being Young-A Woman-and Colored, which was published in "Crisis" (1925); wrote and published several works that won awards from Crisis; moved to Chicago; her two-part narrative "Tin Can, won the Opportunity" literary prize for fiction (1933); literary career ended in 1941, the year in which she and her husband joined the First Church of Christ, Scientist.; she taught mentally and educationally disadvantaged students (1944-1963); all her works have since been collected in one volume, Frye Street and Environs: The Collected Works of Marita Bonner (1987); died 06 December 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, United States)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3503.O439
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-07-27: new
    • 2020-05-04: revised
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