James Weldon Johnson

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Significant name James Weldon Johnson House New York City
Significant name Stanton, Edmin M, School Jacksonville
1924/00/00 In late 1924, Ernestine Rose host a meeting, with attendees including Arturo Schomburg, James Johnson, Hubert Harrison, that decides to focus on preserving rare books, and solicit donations to enhance its African-American collection. Attendee Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture New York City
1926/01/24 Florence Mills sings "Levee Land", four jazz-based songs composed for the occasion by William Grant Still, conducted by Eugene Goossens. Audience Member Aeolian Building New York City
1927/11/06 Rev James Brown officiates as Jesse Shipp leads 5,000 mourners in Florence Mills' funeral service at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church. Dignitaries and political figures send their condolences. Mourner Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, NYC New York City Funeral of Florence Mills
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