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Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950

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Personal name headingWoodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950
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Variant(s)Woodson, C. G. (Carter Godwin), 1875-1950
Birth date1875-12-19
Death date1950-04-03
Place of birthNew Canton (Va.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
AffiliationBerea College University of Chicago Harvard University
Profession or occupationAfrican American historians
African American educators
African American authors
Found inHis The education of the Negro ... 1915
His The education of the Negro prior to 1861, 1991: t.p. (C.G. Woodson)
Greene, Lorenzo J. The Negro wage earner, c1930: t.p. (Carter G. Woodson)
World biographical index 12, WWW, Dec. 4, 2003 (Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950; historian, educator, author)
English Wikipedia website, viewed May 21, 2012 (Carter Godwin Woodson (Dec. 19, 1875--Apr. 3, 1950) was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African American history. A founder of Journal of Negro History (now titled The Journal of African-American History), Dr. Woodson has been cited as the father of black history; Born: Dec. 19, 1875, New Canton, Va.; Died: Apr. 3, 1950 (aged 74), Washington, DC; Education: B.Litt, Berea College (1903); M.A., University of Chicago (1908); Ph.D., Harvard University (1912); Occupation: Historian)
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