A World of Words: Asian American Poets at the Library of Congress

Posted on 05/05/2015 at 10:56am
Books by poets Cathy Linh Che, Eugenia Leigh, R. A. Villanueva and Ocean Vuong who read at the Library of Congress on May 4, 2015.

To be a writer is to live in the world of words. To get a thrill and a chill fromread more >

A’Lelia Walker’s 1924 Visit to Atlantic City

Posted on 04/03/2015 at 12:06pm
A'Lelia Walker with Everett Johnson on the beach in front of the Traymore Hotel. (aleliabundles.com/WalkerFamilyArchives)

Discreetly poured cocktails under the pavilion of George Walls’s Texas Avenue bathhouse and sunrise at Indiana Avenue beach made Atlanticread more >

The Future of Villa Lewaro: Madam Walker’s Dream of Dreams

Posted on 10/26/2014 at 3:06pm
Villa Lewaro, Madam C. J. Walker's Irvington, NY home (David Bohl/Historic New England)

During the week of October 19, 2014 the National Trust for Historic Preservation featured Villa Lewaro, Madam Walker’s Irvington-on-Hudson, Newread more >

Of Serendipity and the Ancestors

Posted on 10/25/2014 at 9:57pm
Yvonne Foster Southerland and A'Lelia Bundles at Columbia University (Oct 19, 2014)

It has to be more than coincidence that so many clues and links to my family history just keep beingread more >

Delphia: The Price of Freedom

Posted on 10/14/2014 at 12:34pm
Delphia Hendry's great-grandson, Marion R. Perry, preserved her Emancipation Certificate and passed it on to his granddaughter. (www.aleliabundles.com)

In 1838 when William Hendry of Greene County, Tennessee drew up his will, he included this passage: “It is myread more >