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The Renaissance: Black Arts of the South Exhibit Tape

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
During the audio tour of exhibition, The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties, narrator Robert Hall presents the evolution and achievements of black creative expression beginning in Harlem and spreading across the United States during th 1920s. Literary, visual, performance, and cinematic achievements are profiled. Including brief biographical histories and achievements by Marcus Garvey, James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, A. Philip Randolph, Claude McKay, Nella Larson, Carl Van Vechten, Countee Cullen, Alain Locke, Harry T. Burleigh, Paul Robeson, Roland Hayes, Lois Mailou Jones, Jules Bledsoe, Fletcher Henderson, Bessie Smith, and Mamie Smith.
Self guided audio tour narration. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV001362: master. Undated.
Date
circa 1985
Extent
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Occupation
Artists
Dramatists
Topic
African Americans
African American women
Harlem Renaissance
African American authors
African American women authors
Authors
African American poets
Poets
African American artists
Sculpture
Painting
African Americans in the performing arts
Musical theater
African American musicians
Musicians
Spirituals (Songs)
Jazz
Blues (Music)
Museum exhibits
Place
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
The Renaissance: Black Arts of the South Exhibit Tape, Exhibition Records AV03-024, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-024, Item ACMA AV002682
Local Numbers
ACMA AV001362
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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