Wikipedia 29 Oct. 2012: "Ralph Waldo Ellison (March 1, 1914ľApril 16, 1994) was an American novelist, literary critic, scholar and writer. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953. He also wrote Shadow and Act (1964), a collection of political, social and critical essays, and Going to the Territory (1986)."
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Who Speaks for the Negro? (Jean and Alexander Heard Library)