Project Tag: Cultural History

James Baldwin

Photograph by Allan Warren taken in Hyde Park, London, 1969 African American, Literature, Cultural History James Baldwin (1924-1987) A prolific writer, activist, cultural theorist, James Arthur Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924, in Harlem, New York, to Emma Berdis Jones, a single mother. His mother married David Baldwin, a laborer and preacher, and they …

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Arthur L. Campa, Sr.

Professor Arthur L. Campa, Sr. sits at his desk in his office in the Spanish Department at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico [1935?]. Image from Auraria Library via Denver Public Library Digital Collections. Mexican American, Folklore, Federal Writers’ Project,Cultural History Arthur L. Campa, Sr. (1905-1978) With the 1914 death of his …

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