Subseries 6.2
Writings
Box 20

Arrangement Note

Arranged by type of writing, then in alphabetical order by title.

Poems
Box Folder Content
23 4 "Airplane Factories" carbon typescript
23 5 "The Ballad of the Freedom Train" carbon typescript
20 1 "Ballad of Henry Moore" (slain at Miami, Florida, U.S.A.), carbon typescript, 3 pp. w/ holograph corrections, greeting, and signature
20 2 "Ballad of Ozzie Powell", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ ANS in margins (Image 0882-002)
23 6 "Ballad of Sam Solomon" carbon typescript
20 3 "The Blackman Speaks", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ ANS and envelope
23 7 "The British Retreat" carbon typescript
23 8 "Brothers" carbon typescript
23 9 "Capitalism" carbon typescript
23 10 "Daybreak in Alabama" carbon typescript
20 4 "Death in Harlem", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ ANS
- - "Down Where I Am", see "One-Way Ticket"
23 11 "Elderly Politicians" carbon typescript
23 12 "Ennui" carbon typescript
- - "Explain It, Please", see "Rarin' to Fight"
- - "Give Us Our Peace", see Correspondence: LH to MNC and EGC, 15 January 1940
20 5 "Hero: International Brigade", typescript, 1 p. w/ "Madrid-1937," carbon typescript, 2 pp.; "Short Stay", carbon typescript, 1 p., and envelope
23 13 "India" carbon typescript
20 6 "Jim Crow's Last Stand", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ holograph salutation and signature
23 14 "Johannesburg Mines" carbon typescript
20 7 "Just an Ordinary Guy", typescript, 2 pp. w/ holograph note, and ANS w/ envelope
23 15 "Ku Klux" carbon typescript
20 8 "Lenin", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ ANS in margins and dated 23 June 1944 (Image 0882-003)
- - "Little Rock", (by Nicolas Guillen) see "Lumumba's Grave" Nicolas Guillen) see "Lumumba's Grave"
20 9 "Lumumba's Grave", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ greeting, initials L.A., and TLS on "Little Rock," (by Nicholas Guillen), carbon typescript
23 16 "Lumumba's Grave" carbon typescript
- - "Madrid-1937" see "Hero: International Brigade"
23 17 "Merry-Go-Round" carbon typescript
23 18 "Mississippi Levee Blues" carbon typescript
23 19 "The Mitchell Case" carbon typescript
23 20 "Monologue for the Working Class" carbon typescript
23 21 "Moonlight in Valencia: Civil War" carbon typescript
23 22 "Motherland" carbon typescript
- - "NAACP", see "Rarin' to Fight"
23 23 "Nazis" carbon typescript
23 24 "Negro" carbon typescript
23 25 "Note" carbon typescript
20 10 "Note From a Worker", typescript, (third draft), 1 p. w/ holograph correction and TN
20 11 "One Way Ticket", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ ANS, "Down Where I Am," carbon typescript, 1 p., "Peace," carbon typescript, 1 p., "War," carbon typescript, 1 p., w/ ANS
23 26 "Our Spring" carbon typescript
- - "Peace", see "One-Way Ticket"
20 12 "Rarin' to Fight", typescript, 1 p.; "Explain It, Please," carbon typescript, 1 p., "NAACP," carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ envelope
23 27 "Reactionaries" carbon typescript
23 28 "Red Cross" carbon typescript
23 29 "Requisition for Requiems" carbon typescript
23 30 "Rising Waters" carbon typescript
23 31 "Rounder" carbon typescript
20 13 "Salute to the Soviet Armies", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ ANS in margins
20 14 "Says Which?" carbon typescript w/ TNS and AN
23 32 "Shall the Good Go Down?" carbon typescript
- - "Short Stay", see "Hero: International Brigade"
20 15 "Simple's Soliloquy From 'Hamlet'" carbon typescript 1 p., w/ holograph dedication to MNC and RGC and signature
20 16 "To Captain Mulzac", typescript 3 pp. w/ holograph correction
23 33 "Too Bad but True" carbon typescript
- - "War", see "One-Way Ticket"
Prose
- - "Art and the Heart", see "Here to Yonder"
20 17 "Concerning 'Goodbye, Christ'" carbon typescript, 4 pp.
- - "Encounter at the Counter", see "Here to Yonder"
20 18 "Here to Yonder" series for The Chicago Defender, carbon typescript, 9 pp. w/ holograph corrections, salutation, signature, and original drawings; includes "The Sea-Saw of Race," "Art and the Heart," "Encounter at the Counter" The Chicago Defender, carbon typescript, 9 pp. w/ holograph corrections, salutation, signature, and original drawings; includes "The Sea-Saw of Race," "Art and the Heart," "Encounter at the Counter"
20 19 "It's All According to Whose Ox Is Gored, Says Simple", typescript, 3 pp., w/ holograph salutation and signature
23 34 "One Head too Many" carbon typescript
20 20 "Population Explosion", carbon typescript, 3 pp. w/ greeting, signature and notation New York PostNew York Post
- - "The Sea-Saw of Race", see "Here to Yonder"
23 35 "Simple and Me" carbon typescript
20 21 "Simple Dreams Up a Nightmare for the White South", carbon typescript, 3 pp. w/ ANS and envelope
23 36 "Simple has Butts on his Brain, so He Writes Again" carbon typescript, 1952
20 22 "Simple Speaks His Mind' Before the McCarthy Hearings", carbon typescript, 1 p. w/ ANS and typescript (photocopy), 2 pp., closing testimony of LH before Committee on Permanent Investigations
23 37 "Watts Revisited" carbon typescript
Drama
23 38 "Black and White", Scenario for the Film, 1932
23 39 "Black and White", Statement upon cancellation of the film project
20 23 "End of the K.K.K.", [verse choir skit], carbon typescript, 5 pp.; "Guest of Honor", [radio script], carbon typescript, 3 pp.; "Simple in the United Nations: a Monologue," carbon typescript, 2 pp. w/ envelope "Guest of Honor", [radio script], carbon typescript, 3 pp.; "Simple in the United Nations: a Monologue," carbon typescript, 2 pp. w/ envelope
23 40 "Guest of Honor"
23 41 "It's Up to You"
23 42 "Klavern of the Ku Klux Klan Kolumn" typescript
20 24 "Liberals- A Conversation on the Corner by Jesse Simple," [skit], carbon typescript, 4 pp.
23 44 "Mother and Child- Fragment" typescript, 1936
- - "Simple in the United Nations: a Monologue", see "End of the K.K.K."
Songs
20 25 "Ethiopian Marching Song" [music by Thelma Brown, words by LH], typescript [copy], 2 pp. w/ TNS, 1935 Thelma Brown, words by LH], typescript [copy], 2 pp. w/ TNS, 1935
20 26 "Let's Get Together" [music score by Carroll Tate and LH], signed by Carroll Tate and LH w/ holograph dedication by Ester Gardner, 1938 Carroll Tate and LH], signed by Carroll Tate and LH w/ holograph dedication by Ester Gardner, 1938
23 44 "We'll Hammer it Out Together"
23 45 Printed sheet music by Hughes
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