Person Detail: A. Elizabeth Delany
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|Full Name: A. Elizabeth Delany|
(1891-1995) Writer. Along with her sister, Sarah "Sadie" Delany, A. Elizabeth Delany lived in the Bronx, New York, and published an autobiography entitled "Having Our Say" (1993), which narrates their lives as African-American sisters and spans a one hundred year period. The two of them then published "The Delany Sisters' Book of Everyday Wisdom" in 1994.
Annie Elizabeth "Bessie" Delany was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on September 3, 1891.
Annie Elizabeth Delany died at her home in Mount Vernon, New York, on September 25, 1995.
Having Our Say; The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
(Pub: New York: Kodansha America ISBN: 156836010X / 978-1568360102)
Memoir written in collaboration with her sister, Sarah Delany, and Amy Hill Hearth..
The Delany Sisters' Book of Everyday Wisdom
(Pub: New York: Kodansha America ISBN: ISBN: 1568360428 / 978-1568360423))
Nonfiction written with her sister, Sarah L. Delany and Amy Hill Hearth.
A. Elizabeth Delany was interred at Mount Hope Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina.
New York County
Ms. Delany earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Columbia University in 1923.
Elizabeth Delany lived with her sister, Sarah Delany in the Bronx, New York.