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    • Journal 007

    • Journal 007

    • Economy, Religion, Family, Literature, African American Education, African American Women, Women writer

    • Journal 7, which was written from August to October and April to May 1936 encompasses Margaret’s struggle with economic, religious, and educational issues. Although the journal gives Margaret’s accounts of these traumatic events, they affect...
    • journal 019, Page 139

    • journal 019, Page 139

    • Morality, Social Consciousness, Psychology, Writer, Childhood, Prose, Novel, Bronte Sisters

    • Margaret Walker writes about the process of writing prose, saying prose writers must navigate between the psychological and physical worlds; writers of all prose, at some point, must delve into writing fantasy. She writes also about the Bronte...
    • Journal 030

    • Journal 030

    • Family, Poetry, Novelist, Women writer, Religion, Christian, Bible, Menu

    • Journal 30 was written between August to September 1947. Margaret Walker writes extensively about her family struggles, her separation from her husband Alex, how she wants the custody of the children, and her children support from her Alex. She...
    • Journal 048

    • Journal 048

    • Religion, Christianity, Marriage, African American Family, African American Men, African American Women, African American Literature, Poetry, Women writer, Novelist

    • In the beginning of journal 48, Margaret Walker writes a prayer asking God for his unwavering presence in her life. She lists famous questions that can be answered from the Bible. She also writes about the difficulties in her marriage and the...
    • Journal 059

    • Journal 059

    • Margaret Walker, Spirituality, Bible, Jesus Christ, Career, Family, Literature, Women Writer

    • Journal 59 covers a short period and has carry-over events from the previous journal. Margaret Walker has reflection on her spiritual, personal, and professional life. The journal has information researched by Margaret on biblical/Scriptural...
    • Journal 061

    • Journal 061

    • Margaret Walker, Spirituality, Bible, Education, Marriage, family, Novelist, Women Writer, Black Author, Novelist, Literature, Chronology of Spiritual enlightenment

    • This journal contains substantial information by Margaret Walker in regards to her personal spiritual journey, educational efforts, and personal life. She discusses and outlines key points from the bible for her daily devotional reading; she...
    • 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 066

    • Journal 066

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

    • Journal 66 was written in spring 1963, which covers Margaret Walker lifetime in State University of Iowa as a graduate student. She mostly writes about her English Romantic Poetry class in this journal. Margaret begins this journal by writing about...
    • Journal 067

    • Journal 067

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

    • Journal 67 was written in 1963 when Margaret Walker was a graduate student at State University of Iowa. The journal mostly contains notes and assignments from one of her classes at the time, "Seminar Victorian Literature". There is an extensive...
    • Journal 068

    • Journal 068

    • Walker, Margaret, Women Writer, Novelist, Authors, Family, Religion, Spirituality, Bible, Creative Writing, American Scholars, Women educators

    • Journal 68, which was written from February to June 1963, Margaret Walker has extensive reading, writing and reflection about her life. She started writing about a new book she suppose to write, a new month and a new semester. She writes how heavy...
    • 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 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 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 081

    • Journal 081

    • Zodiac, African American Family, African American Women, African American Men, Sampson, H.T. Jr., Jackson College, Astronauts, African American Literature, Religion, Marriage, Hughes, Langston, Women Writer, Black Author, Novelist

    • Journal 81 covers the period from January to September 1967. Margaret Walker writes about her children venturing into adulthood and her family financial stability. She writes about her frequent illnesses and desires more energy to complete her...
    • Journal 086

    • Journal 086

    • United States, Politics, Government, Education, Racism, Blacks, Literature, Women writer, Richard Wright, Family, Holiday-Easter, Biography, Black Panthers, Jackson State, African American Writers

    • In journal 86, which was written from January to October 1970, Margaret Walker started writing about the on going presidential election and the speech made at the State of the Union. She goes on to write about how Black Panthers are calling for a...
    • Journal 112

    • Journal 112

    • Religion, Jesus Christ, Black Church, John Powell, WEB Dubois Award, Israel, Novelist, Women Writer, Author, African American Writer, Southern Cookery, Segregation, United States, Politics, Government, Economics, Civil War, Ole Miss, Family,...

    • In journal 112, Margaret Walker talks about the progress she made in her book "On the Personality of Jesus Christ" and outlines the several different believes on the divinity of Jesus Christ. She also talks about Richard Wright and black psychology...
    • Journal 118

    • Journal 118

    • Wright, Richard, Black History, Poetry, Autobiography, Manuscript, Authors, Black women, African American writer, Creative writing

    • Journal 118 covers the period from May to December 1985. Margaret Walker begins this journal by writing about some lectures, conferences and speaking events she attended in various parts of the country; as well as four books she was working on....
    • Journal 121

    • Journal 121

    • Wright Richard, Segregation, Civil Rights, African American Literature, Authors, Poetry, Black Women writer, Work Schedules, History 20th Century, Cookery, Family, Holidays - Thanksgiving, Christmas

    • In journal 121, which spans from October 1986 to March 1987, Margaret writes about her personal, work and family life. She writes extensively shares her thoughts on segregation in the South as well as the Civil Right activities that took place...
    • 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 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...

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