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Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins
Birth: 1859
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1930
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Author. After winning her first essay contest at 15 years old, she graduated from the Girls High School in Boston, Massachusetts. She went on to have a dual career of writing and theatre, composing and producing the musical drama "Slaves' Escape: or the Underground Railroad." She left the theatre to become a stenographer and public lecturer, and produced 4 novels, a novella, a play, several short stories, and numerous works of nonfiction including "Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative Of Negro Life North and South" published in 1900. Her work was published in "Colored American Magazine" for African American literary talent of the time. (bio by: Genet) 
 
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Cambridge Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Genet
Record added: Nov 16, 2004
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Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins
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