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Creators:
Hurston, Zora Neale
Dates:
1927-1929
Size:
248 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7532
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The folklore (stories, jokes, and sayings) was recorded by Hurston and used to prepare her book Mules and Men. The NAA vertical files includes a letter from Drs. Akua Duku Anokye and Sally McLendon with related copies of letters written by Hurston concerning the background of the document and Anokye and McLendon's opinion that it represents the "sc...

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file
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(5 folders)
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
1986
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (audio cassette)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Washington artist Prentiss Taylor recalled the Harlem Renaissance. Taylor once lived in New York City where he met and forged friendships wtih Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, Carl Van Vechten, Richmond Barthe, Zora Neale Hurston, and others. During his presentation, Taylor relived many of the memories of these relationships.

Lunch bag forum. Audio only. Poor audio quality. Related to exhibition 'The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties.' Dated 19860606.

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series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This series documents the performance and lecture Easy Lawd: On Death and Dying: Afro-American Mythology and Folklore held April 5, 1986 at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Easy Lawd is a performance-based song narrative recreating Afro-American experiences of dying and beliefs in death and the time after death....

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series
Size:
(Box 3, 21; 0.6 linear feet; Reel 5913)
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series primarily consists of three albums containing photographs of family members, friends, and colleagues. Album 1 contains photographs of Taylor, and friends singer Gladys Bentley, composers Celius Dougherty and Nora Holt, dancer Bill Robinson, and author Gerald Sykes. Some of the photographs are by Carl Van Vechten. Album 2 contains photog...

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