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Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000


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  • Fuller Name

    • Gwendolyn Elizabeth
  • Variants

    • Blakely, Gwendolyn Brooks, 1917-2000
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1917-06-07
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2000-12-03
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbia College (Chicago, Ill.)
        • Organization: (naf) Elmhurst College
        • Organization: (naf) Northeastern Illinois University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Wisconsin--Madison
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
        • Organization: (naf) National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Topeka (Kan.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        Females
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: A street in Bronzeville, 1945.
    • found: On Gwendolyn Brooks, 1996:CIP pref. (Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks)
    • found: Gwendolyn Brooks' Maud Martha, 2002:CIP galley (d. Dec. 3, 2000)
    • found: In Montgomery, and other poems, 2003:CIP galley (b. June 7, 1917)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 17, 2014(poet)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014:(Brooks, Gwendolyn, Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks; poet and novelist; born 07 June 1917 in Topeka, Kansas, United States; associate's degree from Wilson Junior College; active in the Youth Council of the NAACP; taught at Chicago's Columbia College (1963); throughout the 1960s and 1970s she would go on to teach also at Elmhurst College, Northeastern Illinois University, and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, among other schools; in 1976 became the first black woman elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters; poetry consultant to the Library of Congress (1985); died 03 December 2000 in Chicago, Illinois, United States)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed January 7, 2016entry for Gwendolyn Brooks ([Gwendolyn Brooks] was the first child of David Anderson Brooks and Keziah (Wims) Brooks)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3503.R7244
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-08-04: new
    • 2019-03-08: revised
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