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us: Brown, Lloyd L. (Lloyd Louis), 1913-2003

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1913-04-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2003-04-01
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saint Paul (Minn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
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        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Young Communist League of the U.S.
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
        • Organization: (naf) Masses & Mainstream
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        (lcsh) Journalists
          (lcsh) Periodical editors
            (lcsh) African American communists
              (lcsh) African American labor leaders
          • Sources

            • found: Iron City, c1994: CIP t.p. (Lloyd L. Brown)
            • found: LC database, 06-05-96 (hdg.: Brown, Lloyd Louis, 1913-)
            • found: New York times, Apr. 14, 2003: obituaries (Lloyd L. Brown; journalist; b. Lloyd Louis Brown in 1913 in St. Paul; d. Apr. 1, 2003 in Manhattan at age 89)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Brown, Lloyd Louis; Lloyd Louis Dight; fiction writer, journalist, magazine and journal editor/publisher, political activist; born 3 April 1913 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States; changed his name from Lloyd Dight to Lloyd Brown; joined the Young Communist League (YCL) (1929); traveled to Europe as a freelance journalist to report on the antifascist movement; went to the Soviet Union to seek international support for the Scottsboro Boys (1933); was convicted of "fraudulent circulation of Communist election petitions" (1940); served in the U.S. Army Air Force (1942-1945), stationed in Salina, Kansas; was a managing editor of New Masses (later Masses and Mainstream) (1945-1952); worked as a literary collaborator with Paul Robeson; published a full-length biography, The Young Paul Robeson: On My Journey Now (1997) and won Carey McWilliams Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Cultural Diversity (1998); died 1 April 2003 in New York, New York, United States)
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