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Place, Culture, and Representation

The Art and Politics of the Harlem Renaissance

References and Further Readings

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/harlem/harlem.html

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library 
http://exhibitions.nypl.org/harlem

Gifford, N. The Harlem Renaissance: A unit of study for grades 9-12. National Center for History in the Schools; Los Angeles: University of California, 1999.

National Center for History in the Schools 
http://www.nchs.ucla.edu

 Stewart, Catherine A. "'Crazy for this Democracy': Postwar Psychoanalysis, African American Blues Narratives, and the Lafargue Clinic." American Quarterly 65, no 2, (June 2013): 371-395. 
http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/american_quarterly/v065/65.2.stewart.pdf

The official website of Zora Neale Hurston
http://zoranealehurston.com

Jazz: A film by Ken Burns 
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/classroom/visualize.htm

Otfinoski, Steven. African Americans in the Visual Arts, Revised Edition, A-Z. New York: Facts on File, 2011.

Wikipedia

“Great Migration (African American)” 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Migration_(African_American)

“Langston Hughes"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes

“Augusta Savage” 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Savage

 “Marcus Garvey” 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Garvey

“Street Photography” 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_photography

 

Grade Level

Middle & High School

Classroom Connections

English Language Arts
Literature
Social Studies
U.S. History

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The Harlem Renaissance

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