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1) Johnson, James Weldon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...James Weldon, 1871-1938, American author, b. Jacksonville, Fla., educated at Atlanta Univ. (B.A., 1894) and at Columbia. Johnson was the first African American to...

2) Brooke, Sir Charles Anthony Johnson. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Brooke, Sir Charles Anthony Johnson, see Brooke, Sir James....

3) Waller, Fats. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American jazz musician, singer, and composer, whose original name was Thomas Wright Waller, b. New York City. Waller began playing the piano as a child, and later...

4) Johnson, John Rosamond. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Rosamond, 1873-1954, American composer and singer, b. Jacksonville, Fla. After a career in music halls and light opera in England and on the Continent, Johnson...

5) Seward, Anna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English poet, called the Swan of Lichfield. A member of the Lichfield literary group, which included Thomas Day and Erasmus Darwin, she was acquainted also with Dr....

6) Johnson, Cave. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American political leader, b. Robertson co., Tenn. He practiced law in his native state and served (1829-37, 1839-45) in the U.S. House of Representatives. Johnson...

7) Smith, Bessie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...About 1910 Smith became the protegee of Gertrude (Ma) Rainey, one of the earliest blues singers. After working in traveling shows she went to New York City, where...

8) charleston, dance. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United States popular in the mid-1920s. The charleston is characterized by outward heel kicks combined with an up-and-down movement achieved by bending and straightening...

9) Harlem Renaissance. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Harlem Renaissance, term used to describe a flowering of African-American literature and art in the 1920s, mainly in the Harlem district of New York City. During...

10) Boswell, James. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Boswell reluctantly studied law. Admitted to the bar in 1766, he practiced throughout his life, but his true interest was in a literary career and in associating...

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