dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
20 october 1968 & robert hayden and derek walcott @library of congress

20 october 1968 & robert hayden and derek walcott @library of congress

#OTD 20 October 1968 Washingtonians were excited that Robert Hayden and Derek Walcott would be reading and discussing their poetry at 8:30pm at the Library of Congress tomorrow, 21 October. Robert Hayden was an English professor at the University of Michigan and Derek Walcott was studying on a Rockefeller Fellowship.

 Derek Walcott. Rollie McKenna, photographer. 1969. Fair use. Retrieved  here .

Derek Walcott. Rollie McKenna, photographer. 1969. Fair use. Retrieved here.

Photo source: Library of Congress, n.d. Robert Hayden. Photographer unknown. n.d.
































https://www.loc.gov/item/n79046298/robert-hayden-1913-1980/

21 october 1968 & roberta flack benefit concert @arena stage for sclc

21 october 1968 & roberta flack benefit concert @arena stage for sclc

19 october 1968 & afro american imports prepares for grand opening near howard university

19 october 1968 & afro american imports prepares for grand opening near howard university