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    • Journal 005

    • Journal 005

    • Religion, African American Women, African American Men, Poetry, Women Authors, Holiday, African American Families

    • Journal 5 was written from January to July 1935 and March to July 1936. Margaret reflects upon her life as a teen and looks to her future. This journal is a collection of Margaret’s poetry and other poetry Margaret has collected over time....
    • Journal 049

    • Journal 049

    • Holiday Cookery, African American Family, Civil Rights Movement, Bus Boycott, African American Men, African American Women

    • Journal 49, which was written in Summer 1954, Margaret Walker listed several events that have occurred during the past months. These events include the death of Emmett Till. She makes a grocery lists to feed her family for the holidays and aslso...
    • Journal 050

    • Journal 050

    • Holiday Cookery, African American Women, African American Men, African American Family, African American Literature, Marriage, Christmas

    • Margaret Walker open journal 50 with a lists of grocery and plans for a new home. She writes a list of things she wanted to accomplish in life. These things included, writing, having a strong relationship with God, public speaking, and a home for...
    • Journal 056

    • Journal 056

    • Christianity, Religion, Bible, Holidays-Easter, Creative Writing, Letters, Holiday Cookery

    • This journal covers the period from February to June 1959 and contains very little writing of Margaret Walker. She begins the journal with a draft letter and some writing about tragedy under the heading “World of Tragedy”. She goes on to draft...
    • Journal 091, page 243

    • Journal 091, page 243

    • Autobiography, African American Music, African American Writers, Poetry, Chicago, Writing, Publishing, Gwendolyn Brooks, Billie Holiday

    • Margaret Walker writes about the first time she heard Billie Holiday sing “Strange Fruit.” She also writes about the first time she met Gwendolyn Brooks.
    • Journal 095

    • Journal 095

    • Cookery, Holiday Cookery, Civil Right Movement, Religion, Economics, History, Blacks, Education, Astrology, African American Teachers, Feminism, Wright, Richard

    • In the journal, Margaret Walker lectures on African American women and religion, she writes on Wright v. Walker and speaks at Langston Hughes Literary Festival. She reflects on her year, explore black ideology and she went back to her teaching job...
    • Journal 104

    • Journal 104

    • Family, Astrology, Holiday Cookery, Education, Southern Cookery, Poetry, Fiction

    • Journal 104 was written from 1978 to 1979. Margaret Walker writes about her trip to Florida with Alex, Haiti and her trip to Jamaica where her father was born. She was concern for the outcome of the case of Jubilee in Roots and comparing...
    • Journal 113

    • Journal 113

    • Wright, Richard, Family, Religion, Literary writing, Civil Right, Segregation, Holiday, Work Schedule

    • This journal was written from October 1982 to May 1983 and mostly contains records of Margaret’s thoughts, ideas and activities she was involved at the time. She begins the journal by writing about some of her travels for a lecture tour and...
    • Journal 123

    • Journal 123

    • Wright Richard, United States, Government, Southern Crusade, Eugene Redmond, Jesse Jackson, NAACP, Civil Rights, Autobiography, Holiday - Easter, Poetry, Authors, Work Schedules, Family

    • Margaret Walker writes about her personal, work and family life in this journal, which covers the year of 1988. She started by writing about how and when the personality of a person develops, under the heading "The Web of Childhood". She then goes...
    • Journal 124

    • Journal 124

    • Black woman, Segregation, Black authors, poetry, Politics, Jesse Jackson, Democratic Party, Racism, Family, Holiday-Christmas, Holiday Cookery

    • Margaret Walker begins journal 124, which covers the period from July to September 1988 and December 1989 by writing about Ms Rosa Parks whom she described as an extraordinary black woman. She also writes about some of her speaking engagements...

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