Rajkumari Singh

Rajkumari Singh was a poet, playwright, activist and cultural producer who presided over a movement by artists in Guyana to reclaim the slur "coolie." She suffered from polio and died while receiving treatment in New York City in 1979, at the age of 56. She was the mother of eight children, who carried on her artist legacy through dance, song, theater and literature.

Subject(s): Chitra and Pritha Singh
Type: Photograph
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program

Collection: Gaiutra Bahadur Fellowship Project
Donor: Chitra Singh
Digitizer: Gaiutra Bahadur
Item History: 2020-08-24 (created); 2020-08-24 (modified)

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