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Era Bell Thompson

Born: Aug 10, 1905

Death: Dec 30, 1986

Birthplace: Des Moines

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Era Bell Thompson

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1905
Date of Death : Dec 30, 1986
Birth Place : Des Moines

Era Bell Thompson was a graduate of the University of North Dakota and an editor of Ebony magazine. She was also a recipient of the governor of North Dakota's Roughrider Award. A multicultural center at UND is named after her. Thompson was born on August 10, 1905 in Des Moines, Iowa, the only daughter of Steward “Tony” Thompson and Mary Logan Thompson, the children of former slaves.


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