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us: Mayfield, Julian, 1928-1984



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    • us: Mayfield, Julian, 1928-
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    • Mayfield, Julian, 1928-
  • Sources

    • found: Weill, K. Lost in the stars [SR] p2001: container (Julian Mayfield)
    • found: Mapp, E. Dir. of Blacks in the performing arts, 1990 (Mayfield, Julian (Hudson); b. June 6, 1928, Greer, SC, d. Oct. 20, 1984, Takoma Park, MD; playwright, actor)
    • found: LC in OCLC, Feb. 19, 2002 (hdg.: Mayfield, Julian, 1928- )
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 24, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mayfield, Julian Hudson; fiction writer, print journalist, dramatist, screenwriter, essayist, stage / screen actor, social reformer; born 06 January, 1928 in Greer, South Carolina, United States; attended Paul Mann's Actor's Workshop (1947); studied at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania; enlisted in U.S. Army (1946-1947); debuted in the musical Lost in the Stars, Broadway (1949); was active in Harlem Writer's Guild, Committee for the Negro in the Arts; established English language radio station, wrote for English-language World Journal, Puerto Rico; delivered food, clothing, and firearms to Harlem residents (1961); moved to Ghana finding granted asylum by the government; wrote for Ghanaian press and radio; founded The African Review; cofounded Organization of African American Unity; was the first Distinguished Visiting W. E. B Du Bois Fellow, at Cornell University (1968); lectured on fellowship at New York University (1968-1970); acted for Paramount Pictures (1968); was adviser to minister of information and later senior political aide to Prime Minister, Guyana (1971-1974); taught at the University of Maryland, College Park (1977); was a senior Fulbright-Hays Fellow in West Germany; gave talks in Austria, Denmark, Tunisia, Turkey; was a writer-in-residence in the Department of English, Howard University (1978); died 20 October, 1984 in Takoma Park, Maryland, United States)
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    • PS3563.A9566
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    • 2002-02-19: new
    • 2015-05-05: revised
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