1902 - 1973At this site lived Arna W. Bontemps, one of the most prolific contributors to the Harlem or Negro Renaissance. From 1943 to 1965, Bontemps, an award-winning poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, historian, editor, and author of children's books, was head librarian of Fisk University. During his tenure, the Fisk University Library became a rich repository for the study of African-American culture and history.
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|Marker Number||3A 153|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:51pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 517548 N 4002287|
|Decimal Degrees||36.16518333, -86.80488333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 9.911', W 86° 48.293'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 9' 54.66" N, 86° 48' 17.58" W|
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