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Interview with Prentiss Taylor

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Prentiss Taylor talks about working with Langston Hughes to create The Negro Mother and the Scottsboro Limited. The illustrations created by Taylor, and the texts created by Hughes. Taylor talks about Hughes' personality and their relationship to Carl Van Vechten. Additionally, Taylor speaks of the Ethiopian Art Theatre, Rose McClendon, and the origin of Van Vechten's Nigger Heaven.
Interview. Sound is distorted. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
Date
circa 1970s
Extent
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Occupation
Artists
Topic
African Americans
African American artists
African American poets
Poets
Theater
Harlem Renaissance
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Interview with Prentiss Taylor, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003312-1
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003312-2
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