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    • Correspondence, Box 5, Folder 25, page 001

    • Correspondence, Box 5, Folder 25, page 001

    • Letter, Correspondence, Jackson State University, Ford Foundation, The Institute for the Study of History, Life, and Culture of Black People, National Endowment for the Humanities, Fundraising, Phillis Wheatley, Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King,...

    • Letter to Dr. Benjamin Payton, Director of Minority Affairs for the Ford Foundation. Margaret Walker is writing to Dr. Payton in regards to the Institute for the Study of History, Life, and Culture of Black People, in hopes of discussing with him...
    • Correspondence, Box 5, Folder 25, page 002

    • Correspondence, Box 5, Folder 25, page 002

    • Letter, Correspondence, Jackson State University, Ford Foundation, The Institute for the Study of History, Life, and Culture of Black People, National Endowment for the Humanities, Fundraising, Phillis Wheatley, Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King,...

    • Letter to Dr. Benjamin Payton, Director of Minority Affairs for the Ford Foundation. Margaret Walker is writing to Dr. Payton in regards to the Institute for the Study of History, Life, and Culture of Black People, in hopes of discussing with him...
    • Correspondence, Series 1, Box 5, Folder 25

    • Correspondence, Series 1, Box 5, Folder 25

    • Letter, Correspondence, Jackson State University, Ford Foundation, The Institute for the Study of History, Life, and Culture of Black People, National Endowment for the Humanities, Fundraising, Phillis Wheatley, Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King,...

    • Letter to Dr. Benjamin Payton, Director of Minority Affairs for the Ford Foundation. Margaret Walker is writing to Dr. Payton in regards to the Institute for the Study of History, Life, and Culture of Black People, in hopes of discussing with him...
    • Journal 093, page 237

    • Journal 093, page 237

    • Doodling, African American Women, African American Writers, African American Women Writers, African American Poets, Poetry, Phyllis Wheatley, Documentary, Family, African American Art, Jackson State College, Black History Week, Jesse Jackson,...

    • Margaret Walker writes that 26 women were invited to the Phyllis Wheatley Festival and 23 came. She writes that Gwendolyn Brooks has been invited to Jackson State 3 times, and has never come; Walker writes that she will not personally invite her...
    • Journal 115

    • Journal 115

    • Wright, Richard, Black Women, Black History, Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights, Religion, Politics, Women’s Rights, Racism, Southern Literature, Democratic Party, Work Schedule

    • Journal 115 was written from January to August 1984. In the beginning pages of this journal, Margaret Walker writes about the expected Luncheon of her book on Richard Wright during Fall as well as her reflection on life and some of her...
    • Journal 116

    • Journal 116

    • Politics, Jesse Jackson, Black, Black woman, Ellen Wright, Richard Wright, Family, Work schedule

    • Journal 116 covers the period from August to December 1984. Margaret Walker begins the journal by writing about her experience at the Democratic Party Convention in Los Angeles. She also writes a bit about Jesse Jackson, his political life and...
    • 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 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...
    • Journal 125

    • Journal 125

    • Politics, Civil Rights, Jesse Jackson, Autobiography, Novelist, Wright Richard, Research, Blacks, Minority, Women Author, Women writer

    • This journal covers the period from January 1989 to September 1990. Margaret Walker begins the journal by writing a list of books she was working on including her own autobiography titled “I am Cassandra” and another one about the life of Rosa...
    • Journal 128

    • Journal 128

    • Prayer, Family, Civil Rights, Jesse Jackson, Politics, United States, Government, History, Racism, Creative Writing, Autobiography, Southern Literature, Christian, Bible, Richard Wright

    • Journal 128 was written in January, April of 1990. Margaret Walker opens this journal with a prayer, thanking God for allowing her to see a new year and a new decade. In her writing, she reflected in previous year and said it was busy but...

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