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    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 001

    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 001

    • Writing, Publishing, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, Political Science, Women’s Studies, Correspondence, Letters

    • A letter from Margaret Walker to Ms. Dottie Abbot of the Center for Southern Culture at the University of Ole Miss. Margaret Walker is writing to inform Ms. Abbot that she does not want two have two editors for the book she is working on.
    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 002

    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 002

    • Writing, Poetry, Publishing, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, Letters, Correspondence, “Lineage,” Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, University Press of Mississippi.

    • Agreement form to grant permission to publish Margaret Walker’s poem “Lineage” in Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, to be published by The University Press of Mississippi under the sponsorship of the Center for the...
    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 003

    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 003

    • Writing, Poetry, Publishing, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, Letters, Correspondence, “Childhood,” Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, University Press of Mississippi.

    • Agreement form to grant permission to publish Margaret Walker’s poem “Childhood” in Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, to be published by The University Press of Mississippi under the sponsorship of the Center for the...
    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 004

    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 004

    • Writing, Poetry, Publishing, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, Letters, Correspondence, “Molly Means,” Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, University Press of Mississippi.

    • Agreement form to grant permission to publish Margaret Walker’s poem “Molly Means” in Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, to be published by The University Press of Mississippi under the sponsorship of the Center for the...
    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 005

    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 005

    • Writing, Poetry, Publishing, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, Letters, Correspondence, “Growing Out of Shadow,” Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, University Press of Mississippi.

    • Agreement form to grant permission to publish Margaret Walker’s poem “Growing Out of Shadow” in Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, to be published by The University Press of Mississippi under the sponsorship of the...
    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 006

    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 006

    • Writing, Publishing, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, Letters, Correspondence, “Growing Out of Shadow,” Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, University Press of Mississippi.

    • Agreement form to grant permission to publish Margaret Walker’s “Growing Out of Shadow” in Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, to be published by The University Press of Mississippi under the sponsorship of the Center for...
    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 007

    • Correspondence, Box 6, Folder 1, page 007

    • Writing, Publishing, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, University of Mississippi, Letters, Correspondence, “Address to ‘Mississippi and the Nation in the 1980s,’” Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, University...

    • Agreement form to grant permission to publish Margaret Walker’s “Address to ‘Mississippi and the Nation in the 1980s’” in Mississippi Writers: Reflections on Childhood and Youth, to be published by The University Press of Mississippi...
    • journal 019, Page 028

    • journal 019, Page 028

    • Writing, Publishing, Poverty, Slavery, Mississippi Delta, race, Racism, Politics, Culture

    • Margaret Walker writes about her new novel. She writes that her first task is to find an effective way to re-create, in her story, the realities of the Mississippi Delta such as poverty, segregation, and racism.
    • journal 019, Page 029

    • journal 019, Page 029

    • Communism, Lenin, Mississippi Delta, Revolution

    • Margaret Walker writes that her second major task is to effectively write about the techniques of revolution. She also writes that her main problem will be to transform her thoughts into an enjoyable, fictional form for the telling of her story.
    • journal 019, Page 054

    • journal 019, Page 054

    • African Americans, Media, Housing, News, Race, Racism, Education, Politics, Mississippi, Slavery, Sharecropping, Economics, Alcorn State College, Jackson College, Atlanta

    • Margaret Walker writes about the treatment of African Americans in the new media. She writes about a story in the Mississippi paper about education and a story in an Atlanta newspaper about housing.
    • journal 019, Page 292

    • journal 019, Page 292

    • Mississippi, Family, Peace, Politics, History, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, United States, Economics, News

    • Margaret Walker writes that her first trip to Mississippi is coming to an end. She also writes about current events in the news.
    • 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 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,...

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