Homer Smith Papers

Institution: Chicago Public Library - Carter G. Woodson Regional Library
9525 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (312) 747-6900
Date: 1964-1964
Extent: 1 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Biographical/Historical Note:
Homer Smith was a syndicated columnist and author. He submitted columns from Russia under the pseudonym Chatwood Hall that were published by the Associated Negro Press, where he served as Russian foreign correspondence. He later emigrated to Ethiopia and served as senior editor of the Ethiopian Ministry of Information. He returned to the United States in 1962. His memoir, Black Man in Red Russia, was published and promoted by Johnson Publishing Company in 1964.

Scope and Content Note:
His papers consist of his marginalia in this book and memorabilia.

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