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AAS/ARTHIST 389 Art of the Harlem Renaissance: Websites

Explore the Harlem Renaissance (ca. 1920-1935), also known as the New Negro period, when African, African American, and African Diaspora subject matter and artists emerged embodying an new aesthetic and a new area of interest in modern culture.

Web Sites

  • Harlem Renaissance Resources  Rating
    This guide presents the Library of Congress resources as well as links to external websites on the Harlem Renaissance and a bibliography.
  • Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance  Rating
    The collection combines sculptures, photographs and paintings with archival film, sound recordings and commentary by leading scholars.
  • The Harlem Renaissance  Rating
    The Harlem Renaissance has sections on education, religion, political issues, and literature.
  • Brief Guide to the Harlem Renaissance  Rating
    The Academy of American Poets website offers a variety of biographies and essays on the poets and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance.
  • Perspectives in American Literature: Harlem Renaissance  Rating
    Excellent biographical and bibliographic information on many of the Harlem Renaissance's foremost personalities. The detailed chronology and important feature sections of this site provide a solid overview of the social and political issues during this period.
  • The Black Renaissance in Washington D.C., 1920-1930's  Rating
    Biographies of notables of the Harlem Renaissance, book lists, timeline and related links. (from Infomine website--Scholarly Internet Resource Collections)
  • Harlem, Mecca of the New Negro  Rating
    A special March, 1925, issue of Survey Graphic--the premier journal of social work in America in the 1920's.
    This special issue was devoted to the African-American "Renaissance" that was then underway in Harlem. (from Infomine website--Scholarly Internet Resource Collections)
  • Literary Resources--American  Rating
    Well-chosen links and websites of American literature, it's movements, and its authors. Several websites deal with Harlem Renaissance writers and overviews.

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