Notes on JEAN PRICE-MARS AND HAITI
By Jacques C. Antoine
Notes by Bob Corbett, June 1, 1990
- p. 9 born: Oct. 15, 1876
father: Jean Eleomont Mars Grand Riviere du Nord
Protestant from American Negro Baptist
mother: Fortuna Delcour Michel
died: March 1, 1969 at age 93.
lead: Time Aug. 3, 1970.
- p. 27 July 1885 he attended the National school of medicine
Jan. 15, 1898 first ed. Journal des Etudients
Price-Mars as co-editor.
- p. 43. Price-Mars came to St. Louis in 1904 for the world's fair. From here on
Aug. 19, 1904 he first used his hyphenated name.
- p. 125 1922 Price-Mars and others founded:
Society of Haitian History and Geography. still publishes
- p. 133-134 Superb poem calling Haitians to resist the occupation.
- p. 151. Price-Mars argues much like
Nicholls' "The educated men of the past
were primarily men of action."
Price-Mars A Stage of Haitian Evolution contains a critique of Seabrook's The Magic Island. see p. 159-162.
- p. 178. Price-Mars was first director of The Haitian-American Institute.
Some posts he held:
Minister of Foreign affairs
" " Education
Ambassador to the DR
Rep. to U.N.
President of the U. of Haiti
Ambassador to France under Francois Duvalier
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