Nella Larsen

  • American


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1891/00/00 Born
1914/00/00 Nella Larsen enrolls in the nursing school at New York City's Lincoln Hospital and Nursing Home. The institution was founded in the 19th century in Manhattan as a nursing home to care for black people. Education
1915/00/00 Upon graduating in 1915, Larsen travels south to work at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama, where she soon becomes head nurse at its hospital and training school. Work Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site Tuskegee
1916/00/00 Disillusioned with Booker T Washington's model of education and unhappy with poor working conditions for nurses at Tuskegee, Larsen returns to New York, where she works for two years as a nurse at Lincoln Hospital. Work Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site Tuskegee
1920/00/00 Nella and Peter Larsen move to Harlem. Due to her low birth, mixed parentage and lacking a college degree, Larsen is alienated from the other black professionals, whose members emphasized college and family ties, and black fraternities and sororities. Home Harlem, NYC
1922/00/00 Nella Larsen begins working NYC's 135th Street branch library as an assistant. She will be promoted to children's librarian in 1924. Work Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture New York City
1928/00/00 Quicksand - published Author Quicksand (Larsen book)
1929/00/00 Passing - published Author Passing
1964/00/00 Dies

2 Creative Works by Nella Larsen »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Quicksand (Larsen book) Author Novel 1928/00/00
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Passing Author Book 1929/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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