Project Tag: Children’s Folklore

Julius Lester

Julius Lester speaks after receiving his Samuel Minot Jones Award for Local Literary Achievement. Photo courtesy of Jones Library, Amherst, MA African American, Literature, Children’s Folklore, Media, Documentary photography Julius Lester (1939-2018) Julius Lester was a dynamic writer whose career spanned multiple genres over several decades. He is especially acclaimed for his works about African …

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Rosebud Yellow Robe Frantz (Lacotawin)

Photo by O. A. (Ole Anders) Vik, ca 1927, Denver Public Library Special Collections, Western History Collection, X-31841 Native American (Lakota), Education, Children’s Folklore Rosebud Yellow Robe Frantz (Lacotawin) (1907-1992) Rosebud Yellow Robe was a Native American educator and culture broker who taught schoolchildren about the realities of Plains Indian life through traditional stories, crafts, …

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