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Harlem Renaissance Research: Home

This guide is intended as a research tool to help you locate background information, books, articles, and internet/web links on the Harlem Renaissance.


Women of The Harlem Renaissance

Zora Neale Hurston picture

Zora Neale Hurston

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. 

Video : Our History in Black

Augusta Savage


Gamin, painted plaster sculpture by Augusta Savage, 1929; in the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.