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Dates:
circa 1901-1940
Size:
3.4 Linear Feet ((37 books) (1 box))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-108
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1901-1940, contains 37 books from African-American authors associated with the Harlem Renaissance. These materials were purchased in support of the exhibit "The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties" which was held at the Anacostia Community Museum from September 1985--December 1986.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1973, 1986, 1988, 1990, undated
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Through the Looking Glass Darkly: Struggle for Rights;" "Afro-Americans and the Evolution of a Living Constitution;" "Life and Times of Richard Allen;" and "Harlem Renaissance." "Through the Looking Glass Darkly: Struggle for Rights," produced in 1973, deals wit...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1985-09 - 1986-12
Size:
10.55 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history and art of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985-December 1986. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Creators:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977
Dates:
1924-1980
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.alstchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of African-American and Harlem Renaissance painter, muralist, illustrator, sculptor, and educator Charles Henry Alston measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1924-1980. Included are biographical materials, correspondence, commission and teaching files, writings and notes, printed materials, and photographs. Notable correspondents include Romare Bearden, Byron Browne, Jacob Lawrence, and Hale Woodruff.

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Dates:
circa 1899-1952
Size:
1.66 Linear feet (24 sheet music, 1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-005
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A toast to W.C. Handy; on the Occasionof his 79th Birthday dinner Waldorf Astoria hotel, N.Y.C. -- The Blues I've got poet -- Harlem Lullaby -- Ole Manny's Lullaby Songs; with an instrumental medley -- He's up against the real thing now -- Everytime I pick a sweetie; with Ukulele arrangement -- You're in the right Church but the wrong pew; The grea...

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Creators:
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991
Dates:
1885-1991
Size:
20.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.taylpren
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 20.4 linear feet, dates from 1885 to 1991 (bulk dates 1908-1986) and documents the career of Harlem Renaissance lithographer, teacher, and painter Prentiss Taylor. The collection consists primarily of subject/correspondence files (circa 16 ft.), reflecting Prentiss' career as a lithographer and painter, his association with figures prominent in the Harlem Renaissance, notably Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes, his activities as president of the Society of Washington Printmakers and other art organizations, his work in art therapy treating mental illness, and his teaching position at American University. The subject files contain mostly correspondence, but many include photographs and printed material. Also included are biographical, financial, legal and printed material; several hundred photographs; notes and writings; sketchbooks, drawings and a few prints by Taylor; and scrapbooks dating from 1885-1956.

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Creators:
Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981
Dates:
1925-1977
Size:
71 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.motlarch
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Archibald Motley, Jr. papers contain Motley's application for a John S. Guggenheim fellowship and accompanying correspondence and biographical material (1928-1930); an 8-page writing, "How I Solve My Painting Problems"; correspondence (1927-1977) with galleries, museums, and others; exhibition catalogs (1927-1933); and clippings (1925-1977). Al...

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Creators:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-
Dates:
1967 February 16
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.delabeau
Repository:
Archives of American Art

In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].

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Creators:
Samson, Hugh
Dates:
1989
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.samshugh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Hugh Samson to Clyde Hart regarding sculptor Augusta Savage, written in response to Hart's query in the New York Times for information for a proposed biography on Savage (never realized). Samson recalls his friendship with Savage in New York in the late 1930s; her experiences as a Black woman artist and the racism she encountered; her ...

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Creators:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977
Murray, Albert, 1916-
Dates:
1968 October 19
Size:
25 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.alston68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Henry Alston conducted 1968 October 19, by Al Murray, for the Archives of American Art.

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