Zora Neale Hurston

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  • Source of Information

  • Birthdate

    Hurston's actual birthdate was unknown to her.
  • Family moves to Eatonville, FL

    Eatonville, FL, was the first incorporated town only for African-Americans. The town figured prominently in many of Hurston's writings.
  • Graduated Morgan High School

  • Graduated Barnard College, Columbia University

    Hurston's field of study was anthropology.
  • Jonah's Gourd Vine is published

    Zora Neale Hurston's first novel
  • Jonah's Gourd Vine is published

    Jonah's Gourd Vine is published
  • Mules and Men is published

    Mules and Men is published
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Their Eyes Were Watching God
    This novel is considered to be Hurston's finest.
  • Dust Tracks on a Road

    Dust Tracks on a Road
    Hurston's autobiography
  • Hurston dies in Fort Pierce, FL

    Hurston was a very popular author in the 1930s, but died in poverty and obscurity.
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    Hurston studies African-American culture

    Hurston was an anthropologist. She studied folklore, music, and language of African-Americans living in the South.