Follow this link to biographies of women who played key roles in the Harlem Renaissance -- some are well-known, and some have been neglected or forgotten.
Faces of The Harlem Renaissance
General Overview of the Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance, also known as the New Negro Movement, was a literary, artistic, cultural, intellectual movement that began in Harlem, New York after World War I and ended around 1935 during the Great Depression.
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Gamin, painted plaster sculpture by Augusta Savage, 1929; in the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.