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    • Journal 065

    • Journal 065

    • African American Author, Novelist, African American Literature, Women Writer, Black Author, Women Novelist, Creative Writing, Women Scholar, Poetry, Fiction, Intellectual, Education

    • In this journal, which span from fall of 1962 to spring, summer of 1963, Margaret Walker mostly writes about literary criticisms as well as her personal impression on some literary work. She begins this journal by writing her impressions about the...
    • Journal 078

    • Journal 078

    • African American Families, Holidays, African American Men, African American Women, Marriage, Religion, Civil War, Jubilee, Novelist, Women Author, Authors, Bible, African American Literature, Literature

    • In the beginning of journal 78, which was written from December 1965 to February 1966, Margaret Walker starts by discussing the building project and Christmas preparations. She plans several dinners for the family and writes a shopping lists for...
    • Journal 039

    • Journal 039

    • African American literature, African American Family, African American Men, African American Women

    • Journal 39 was written in February 1950. Margaret Walker writes about reoccurring troubles in her marriage. She shares her thoughts about future writings and hopes that everything she has planned will happen in the near future.
    • Journal 080

    • Journal 080

    • African American Men, African American Women Writer, Women Author, Novelist, Family, Jubilee, Jet Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Cookery, African American Literature, Literature

    • Journal 80 was written from August to December 1966. Margaret Walker listed item including clothing and bills that she must pay. She also listed several foundations that are in need of letters. Margaret Walker writes about her financial struggles...
    • Journal 073

    • Journal 073

    • African American Men, African American Women, African American Family, African American Literature, Jackson State University, Holidays Cookery, African American Authors, Authors, Women Authors, Poetry, Novelist

    • In journal 73, Margaret Walker started writing about taking her comprehensive exams for her degree in Iowa City. She writes about several books and authors that have influenced culture as it was during the time and describes her feelings on several...
    • Journal 038

    • Journal 038

    • African American Men, African American Women, African American Family, Religion, United States of America, President Eisenhower

    • Journal 38 covers the period from December 1949 to February 1950. Margaret Walker writes about the positive improvements in her marriage. She plans her life with her family and hopes that they will be moving to Jackson soon. She continuously prays...
    • Journal 074

    • Journal 074

    • African American Men, African American Women, Civil Rights, African American Literature, African American Family, Klu Klux Klan, Jackson, Muslim, Malcolm X, Religion, Astrology, Women Writer, Novelist, Authors, Black History

    • Margaret Walker is closer to receiving her Ph.D. She hopes that she will be eligible to graduate according to her schedule. She works towards completing her novel but contemplates on the idea due to the discussion of the Klu Klux Klan in her novel....
    • Journal 072

    • Journal 072

    • African American Women, African American Men, African American Literature, Civil Rights Movement, Emmett Till, Medgar Evars, Jackson State University, Mississippi, Religion, Racism, Poetry, Iowa City, Education

    • Journal 72 covers the period of April to September 1964. Margaret Walker begins the journal with a prayer to God and asks for His protection over her family. She plans to have her family united in one place by the summer. She writes her poem,...
    • Journal 071

    • Journal 071

    • African American Women, African American Men, African American Literature, Literature, Civil Rights Movement, President Lyndon B. Johnson, President John F. Kennedy, Socialism, Mississippi, Religion, Sydney Poitier, African American Family, United...

    • Journal 71 covers the period from February to April 1964. Margaret Walker has made changes in her name; she is now Margaret Walker Alexander. She searches her soul to develop solutions for many difficult situations and reflects upon herself to...
    • Journal 075

    • Journal 075

    • African American Women, African American Men, Literature, Jackson College, African American Families

    • Journal 75, which was written in Spring 1963; April 1965, Margaret Walker writes about her classes and Jackson College, and develops a plan of learning for her students. She also writes about the plan she has for her family. The troubles of her...
    • Journal 076

    • Journal 076

    • African American Women, African American Men, Literature, Jackson College, African American Family, Novelist, Civil War

    • Journal 76 was written from May to July 1965. Margaret Walker writes about her dissertation and its completion date. She lists the outlines, lists the characters of her novel and writes about her reasons for the novel Jubilee. She writes about the...
    • Journal 077

    • Journal 077

    • African American Women, African American Men, Literature, Jackson College, African American Family, Novelist, Women Scholar

    • In journal 77, which covers the period from August to September 1965, Margaret Walker writes about the plans she has for her family, the plan to remodel the family home, working, and a full time parent. She writes about her plans a freelance writer...
    • Journal 122

    • Journal 122

    • American Library Association, Segregation, Civil Rights Movement, Holidays- Easter, Wright Richard, Black Studies, Politics, Jesse Jackson, Work Schedule, Cookery, History-20th Century, United States, Shakespeare, Martin Luther King Jr.

    • This journal covers the period from April 1987 to January 1988, Margaret writes about her personal, work and family life. She begins by writing about an invitation from the American Library Association to speak at one of their conventions. She...
    • Journal 024

    • Journal 024

    • Astrology, Career, Personal, Literature, Family

    • Journal 24 was written in 1944 and 1945 she writes about traveling needs, astrology, wants to be an example of chirstian faith and love with gods help, plans to give self to Alex for life, wishes life was different, The story of Religion, Poems,...
    • Journal 098

    • Journal 098

    • Astrology, Family, Cookery, Women Scholar, Religion, Creative writing, Black, Economics, Government

    • Journal 98 was written in 1976. The beginning part of this journal talks about Margaret Walker trip to speak at the National Black Artist Convention. She explains genius as work of art and tell the meaning of artistic imagination. Towards the end...
    • Journal 127

    • Journal 127

    • Astrology, Fiction, Poetry, Genealogy, Cookery, Richard Wright, Black Women writer, African American Scholars, United States, Politics, Racism, Letters, Segregation, Government

    • The opening of this journal which was written in c.1990, Margaret Walker wrote sympathy letter to Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Eugle for the death of their husband who happens to be her colleague. A letter to editor at Yale University press asking the...
    • Journal 096

    • Journal 096

    • Astrology, History, Blacks, Authors, Creative writing, Women novelist, Women author

    • Journal 96 was witten in 1975. Margaret Walker started writing about the shaping of black American with an outlines about black culture. Most of this journal has her to-do-list, record of events and her travel plans.
    • Journal 014

    • Journal 014

    • astrology, writing and publishing, Federal Writers Project, Wright, Richard, 1908-1960

    • Loose sheets from a composition notebook containing Margaret Walker's draft a letter to Alma requesting her astrological forecast for 1939. Margaret Walker also writes about the poems she has published and her desires to publish a novel and other...

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