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Fenton Johnson

1888–1958

Fenton Johnson was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1888. He was a forerunner of the Harlem Renaissance writers and self-published three poetry collections: A Little Dreaming (The Peterson Linotyping Company, 1913), Visions of the Dusk (Trachtenberg Co., 1915), and Songs of the Soil (Trachtenberg Co., 1916). He died in 1958.

Fenton Johnson
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