Nelson, Alice Dunbar
|Birthname||Alice Ruth Moore|
|born on||19 July 1875 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )|
|Place||New Orleans, Louisiana, 29n57, 90w05|
|Timezone||LMT m90w05 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||26°26' 08°26 Asc. 01°21'|
American poet, journalist and political activist. Among the first generation born free in the South after the Civil War, she was one of the prominent African Americans involved in the artistic flourishing of the Harlem Renaissance. Her first husband was the poet Paul Laurence Dunbar; she then married physician Henry A. Callis; and last married Robert J. Nelson, a poet and civil rights activist. She died from a heart ailment on September 18, 1935.
- spouse relationship with Dunbar, Paul Laurence (born 27 June 1872)
Sy Scholfield quotes "Lyrics of sunshine and shadow: the tragic courtship and marriage of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Alice Ruth Moore: a history of love and violence among the African American elite" by Eleanor C. Alexander (NYU Press, 2001), p. 52: "Alice Ruth Moore was born in this socially charged atmosphere at 8 A.M., July 19, 1875, in a house on Second Street in New Orleans... The birth certificate reads: 'Alice Moore, lawful issue ...'"
- Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Journalist)
- Vocation : Writers : Poet