Arna Bontemps

Arnaud Wendell Bontemps (1902 - 1973)

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Arnaud Wendell (Arna) Bontemps
Born in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Father of , [private son (1920s - unknown)], , [private daughter (1930s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)] and [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 30 Jan 2018
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Biography

Arna Bontemps was a poet, novelist, editor, and author of children's books. He was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Arna ended his remarkable career as a teacher and librarian at Fisk University, University of Illinois (Chicago Circle), and Yale.[1]

Arna was born in 1902 into a Louisiana Creole family. His birthplace in Alexandria is now the Arna Bontempts African American Museum [1].

Arna died of a heart attack.[2]

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Sources

  1. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 June 2018), memorial page for Arna Wendell Bontemps (13 Oct 1902–4 Jun 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7115834, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .
  2. https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/literature-and-arts/american-literature-biographies/arna-bontemps
  • Wikipedia contributors, "Arna Bontemps," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Arna_Bontemps&oldid=818430015 (accessed 29 January 2018).
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV2B-RJ7 : accessed 1 February 2018), Arna Boulenge in household of Paul B Bontungs, Los Angeles Assembly District 72, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 205, sheet 5B, family 159, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 82; FHL microfilm 1,374,095.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH73-WQG : accessed 8 February 2018), Arne W Bontings in household of Paul Bontings, Los Angeles Assembly District 73, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing ED 393, sheet 9A, line 26, family 481, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 114; FHL microfilm 1,820,114.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X764-BWL : accessed 8 February 2018), Arna Bontemp, Bronx (Districts 251-500), Bronx, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 497, sheet 15A, line 14, family 306, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1482; FHL microfilm 2,341,217.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWTR-8TL : accessed 8 February 2018), Arna W Bontemps, Ward 4, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 103-220, sheet 3A, line 10, family 46, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 928.


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