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A New Deal Town: The WPA & Black Writers on Chicago's South Side 

When: Sat., April 18, 2 p.m. 2015
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Brian Dolinar discusses writing by black Chicagoans associated with the Works Progress Administration—including Arna Bontemps, Richard Wright, and Margaret Walker—that was collected into a volume in 1942 but not published until now, in Dolinar's The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers.

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