What Women Were Part of the Harlem Renaissance?: Zora Neale Hurston, photo portrait by Carl Van Vechten

Which Women Were Part of the Harlem Renaissance?

What Women Were Part of the Harlem Renaissance?: Zora Neale Hurston, photo portrait by Carl Van Vechten

Although Carl Van Vechten made his name as a writer, he began to explore photography in the early 1930s, photographing luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance, including Joyce Bryant. His photographic project represents a rich and lasting record of one man’s interest in a culture that he believed represented the “essence of America.” Click the link in our bio to see more.

Although Carl Van Vechten made his name as a writer, he began to explore photography in the early 1930s, photographing luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance, including Joyce Bryant. His photographic project represents a rich and lasting record of one man’s interest in a culture that he believed represented the “essence of America.” Click the link in our bio to see more.

Dorothy West (June 2, 1907 – August 16, 1998) was a novelist and short story writer who was part of the Harlem Renaissance. She is best known for her novel The Living Is Easy, about the life of an upper-class black family.

Dorothy West (June 2, 1907 – August 16, 1998) was a novelist and short story writer who was part of the Harlem Renaissance. She is best known for her novel The Living Is Easy, about the life of an upper-class black family.

17 Stunning Images of Black Women During the Harlem Renaissance Era

17 Stunning Images of Black Women During the Harlem Renaissance Era

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

African American Women Dreaming in Color: The Harlem Renaissance

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance poet, helped pave the way for African American writers to be heard in the 1900's with his first published book "The Weary Blues" which was published in 1926. This was yet another way that Modernist literature was creating a new atmosphere in American Society.

Black History Month resources for the classroom

Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance poet, helped pave the way for African American writers to be heard in the 1900's with his first published book "The Weary Blues" which was published in 1926. This was yet another way that Modernist literature was creating a new atmosphere in American Society.

community leaders and writers who were apart of the harlem renaissance

community leaders and writers who were apart of the harlem renaissance

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