Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance : A Collection of Essays
Includes essays by Alain Locke about music of the Harlem Renaissance as well as information about vocal concert music, music of Robert Dett, major African American composers, theatre music, and Duke Ellington. Also with an overview of Harlem Renaissance music.
Includes both contemporary and current essays on literary aspects of the Harlem Renaissance. Provides context and scope and serves as a good source from which to gain perspective and understanding of the literature that blossomed in this period.
Rhapsodies in Black : Art of the Harlem Renaissance
A photographic resource featuring theatre, entertainment, visual art, and a chronology of art movements during the Harlem Renaissance.
The Harlem Renaissance
By weaving together accounts of the leading artists, writers, musicians, and intellectuals, this in-depth history discusses how Harlem became the center of a great 1920's black cultural revolution that enriched the nation.
The Harlem Renaissance
Contemporary photos and prints, along with literary quotes enhance this history and collective biography of an era whose influence extends beyond ethnic, chronological, or geographical boundries.
The Harlem Renaissance Re-Examined
Offers a historical overview and examines the social currents and prominent social figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
The Harlem Renaissance Remembered
Summaries of the lives and works of famous Harlem Renaissance authors like Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston, etc.
The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader
A large collection of essays, memoirs, poetry, and fiction of the Harlem Renaissance.
When Harlem was in Vogue
Socio-historical study that recaptures the verve and magic of those dazzling years: the poets, novelists, intellectuals, mansions and dives, the decadence and glamor that energized the Jazz Age.
The African American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together in one resource the biographies of thousands of African Americans, many not to be found in any other reference source. These biographical sketches have been carefully assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources.
This extraordinary collection contains extended narratives of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, government workers, athletes, farmers, scientists, factory workers, and more--both the famous and the everyday person. Their stories are pivotal to an understanding of the Black American experience over the last two centuries.
maintained by the staff of the African American Department, State Library Resource Center, Enoch Pratt Free Library