Zora Neale Hurston

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Home Zora Neale Hurston House Fort Pierce
Significant name Eatonville Historic District Eatonville
1903/00/00 Born Born
1919/00/00 Zora Neale Hurston enrolls at Howard University, Washington, DC Education Howard University Yard Washington, DC
1925/00/00 Zora Neale Hurston transfers to Barnard College on scholarship, studys anthropology with the Franz Boas Education Barnard College
1926/00/00 Hurston and Hughes establish the short-lived but influential black literary journal Fire!! Work Harlem
1932/01/10 The Great Day, a musical written and choreographed by Zora Neale Hurston, premieres on Broadway Author
1934/00/00 "Jonah's Gourd Vine: A Novel" is published. Author Jonah's Gourd Vine: A Novel
1937/00/00 Thier Eyes Were Watching God - published Author Thier Eyes Were Watching God
1940/05/00 Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940 filmed Director Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940
1950/00/00 Hurston finds work as a maid in Florida Work
1952/11/00 Zora Hurston reports on the first Ruby McCollum murder trial for The Pittsburgh Courier Journalist Suwannee County Courthouse Live Oak Ruby McCollum Murder Trial
1960/00/00 Zora Neale Hurston dies of heart disease at the St Lucie County Welfare Home, a collection is taken up to pay for her funeral and she is buried in an unmarked grave at cemetery Garden of Heavenly Rest, Ft Pierce. Died Fort Pierce Florida
1973/08/00 Alice Walker finds the unmarked grave of Zora Hurston and buys a headstone for it. The inscription reads "Zora Neale Hurston: A Genius of the South, 1901-1960 - Novelist - Folklorist - Anthropologist" - 1901 birth year is wrong. Memoriam Fort Pierce Florida

3 Creative Works by Zora Neale Hurston »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Jonah's Gourd Vine: A Novel Author Book 1934/00/00
Thier Eyes Were Watching God Author Book 1937/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
  • All-TIME 100 Novels, since 1923 the beginning of TIME
Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940 Director Film 1940/05/00
  • US National Film Registry

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