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A Guide to Harlem Renaissance Materials     View
Library of Congress resources on "African-American expressions of writing, music, and art during the 1920s and 1930s." Features exhibitions, photo collections, manuscripts, sheet music, biographies, "Today in History" essays, less ...

Perspectives in American Literature: Chapter 9: Harlem Renaissance, 1919-1937     View
This site features a selected bibliography of articles and books that focus on the people and ideas of the Harlem Renaissance literature movement. It includes profiles of Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Alain Locke, Anne Spencer, ...

Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro     View
Contains a facsimile of the March 1925 Survey Graphic magazine special issue about the Harlem Renaissance. The issue features essays, stories, and poems by Alain Locke, W.E.B. Du Bois, Arthur Schomburg, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, and others. In ...

Langston Hughes at 100     View
This online exhibition, created in observance of the centenary of the birth of Langston Hughes (1902-1967), Harlem Renaissance poet, novelist, and playwright, presents images and audio and video clips. Material includes poem manuscripts, video of Hug ...

Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist     View
Website for a 2007 retrospective celebrating "the art and legacy of Aaron Douglas (1899-1979), a Kansas native considered the foremost visual artist of the Harlem Renaissance." Features a timeline of Douglas' life, photos from the exhibitio ...

Bohemian Ink     View
This includes biographies of writers and poets (as well as links to other biographies which may be more extensive) who fall under such categories as absurdist, postmodernist, beat poet, etc. It also includes links to some of their works, photographs ...

Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance     View
An introduction to this period of the flowering of the arts: music, painting, dance, and literature in the black community in Harlem. Included are backgrounds for a few artists, a bibliography, and a chronology.

Big Apple History     View
Explore the history of New York City - the "Big Apple" - from the 1600's to the 1900's. Information on Early New York, Coming to America (about immigration), Building the Big Apple, Arts & Entertainment, Business & Politics, and New York Living. Sugg ...

Harlem, 1900-1940: An African-American Community     View
"Various elements of the history of the urban experience in Harlem's early days as the Cultural Capital of African Americans are represented here by graphic and photographic images from the Schomburg Center collection. Some of the subjects inclu ...

African American Women's History     View
A directory of sites about "the history of black women in America, from slavery through Reconstruction, Harlem Renaissance and civil rights." It includes biographies of notable and little-known African American women, organization and club ...



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