Tom Tippett

Fellow: Awarded 1934

Field of Study: Fiction

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-27-1893

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

TIPPETT, TOM: Appointed for the preparation of a book dealing with certain aspects of the coal industry in the United States; tenure, twelve months from June 6, 1934.

Born October 27, 1893, in a coal mining camp in Illinois.  Education:  University of Chicago, 1924; Columbia University, 1928.

Instructor in Economics, 1927–33, Brookwood Labor College.

Publications:  When Southern Labor Stirs, 1931; Your Job and Your Pay, 1931 (with Katharine H. Pollak); Mill Shadows, 1932. Articles in American Mercury, Nation, New Republic, Survey, Independent, Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences.

Mill Shadows, a play, produced in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D. C., Richmond, and other cities, 1932–33.