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Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Tape

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Garvey, Marcus 1887-1940
Du Bois, W. E. B (William Edward Burghardt) 1868-1963
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip) 1889-1979
McKay, Claude 1890-1948
Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938
Fauset, Jessie Redmon
Cullen, Countee 1903-1946
Locke, Alain 1885-1954
Douglas, Aaron
Barthé, Richmond 1901-1989
Johnson, Malvin Gray 1896-1934
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976
Toomer, Jean 1894-1967
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970
Henderson, Fletcher 1897-1952
Smith, Bessie 1894-1937
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Blake, Eubie 1883-1983
Sissle, Noble 1889-1975
Johnson, Charlie 1891-1959
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Roseland Ballroom (New York, N.Y.)
United States Army Infantry Regiment, 369th
Cotton Club
Small's Paradise (Nightclub : Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Savoy Ballroom (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1 inch video recording
3 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Documentary films
Narration
Place:
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1985
Circa 1985
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
The exhibition - The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties - showcased the evolution and achievements of the Renaissance, which was the explosion of literary, visual, performance, and cinematic creativity generated by black artists between the end of World War I and the early days of the Great Depression. Represented is the creativity of Marian Anderson, Richard Barthe, Countee Cullen, Aaron Douglas, Duke Ellington, Meta Warrick Fuller, Roland Hayes, Zora Neale Hurston, Malvin Gray Johnson, Alain Locke, "Jelly Roll" Morton, Paul Robeson, George Schuyler, and Wallace Thurman, among others. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985-December 1986.
Summary:
Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Tape provides a brief overview of the exhibition, The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties, which 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 highlighted. Including Marcus Garvey, James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, A. Philip Randolph, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Alain Locke, Paul Robeson, Fletcher Henderson, Bessie Smith, and Duke Ellington. Exhibit Tape also provides historical context of Harlem and the Renaissance, and highlights educational offerings provided by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, including artifacts, film footage, and programs.
Short exhibition film. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV003431: outtakes. AV003439: narration. AV003430: narration outtakes. AV003325 and AV003431: undated. AV003439 and AV003430: dated 19861110.
Cite as:
Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Tape, Exhibition Records AV03-024, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African American women
Harlem Renaissance
African American authors
African American women authors
Authors
African American artists
Artists
Sculpture
Painting
African Americans in the performing arts
Musical theater
African American musicians
Musicians
Jazz
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA AV003325
ACMA AV003431
ACMA AV003439
ACMA AV003430
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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