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Interview with Prentiss Taylor

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Taylor, Prentiss 1907-1991
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Van Vechten, Carl 1880-1964
McClendon, Rose 1884-1936
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Interview with Prentiss Taylor, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African American artists
Artists
African American poets
Poets
Theater
Harlem Renaissance
Local number:
ACMA AV003312-1
ACMA AV003312-2
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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