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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander
RLIN number: NXCP86-A12
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Growing up in Alabama; parents' culture and education; genealogy; religious background; marriage; educational and racial experiences at Northwestern University, University of Iowa, writings; JUBILEE; English teacher, Jackson State University from 1949; Director, Institute for the Study of History, Life and Culture of Black People from 1968; impressions of W.E.B. DuBois; friendship with Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Paul Engle, Medgar Evers, Edward Hungerford and others.
Extent: Transcript: 59 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Alexander, Margaret Abigail Walker, 1915-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1915
Speaker occupation: Teacher; Writer
Age at speaking: 62
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Greenlee, Marcia M.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American authors; African American teachers; African Americans--Social conditions; American literature; Authors; Intellectual life--United States; North America; Oral history; Teachers; United States; Women authors
Topics discussed - Other terms: Alexander, Margaret Abigail Walker, 1915-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016416-11859