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The Negro mother and other dramatic recitations

Creator:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Prentiss  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1931
Topic:
Art and race  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Race awareness  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)516
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Prentiss Taylor papers, 1885-1991
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_516
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Langston Hughes, New York, N.Y. letter to William H. Johnson

Creator:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
Johnson, William H. (William Henry), 1901-1970  Search this
Subject:
Hughes, Langston  Search this
Johnson, William H. (William Henry)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1946 Sept. 26
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6618
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William H. Johnson papers, 1922-1971, bulk 1926-1956
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6618

Langston Hughes, Cleveland, Ohio letter to Enrique Riverón, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
Riverón, Enrique, 1902-1998  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1931 Feb. 24
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8151
See more items in:
Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8151
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Colored Soldier

Creator:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
ca. 1917
Topic:
Poetry  Search this
Race awareness  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9538
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Prentiss Taylor papers, 1885-1991
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9538
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The best of Simple [sound recording] / by Langston Hughes ; read by Melvin Stewart

Author:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Reader:
Stewart, Melvin  Search this
Cover designer:
Rosenhouse, Irwin  Search this
Cover illustrator:
Nast, Bernhard  Search this
Photographer:
Gahr, David  Search this
Subject:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967 Best of Simple Adaptations  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American poets  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9789
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233075

The first album of jazz [sound recording] : for children / written and narrated by Langston Hughes

Title:
The story of jazz
Narrator:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Juvenile sound recordings
Date:
1954
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Blues  Search this
Ragtime  Search this
Music appreciation  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 7312
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232635

Rhythms of the world [sound recording] / conceived and narrated by Langston Hughes

Performer:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Kaiser, Mel  Search this
Recording engineer:
Bartok, Peter 1924-  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1955
Topic:
Rhythm  Search this
Music appreciation--Juvenile sound recordings  Search this
Local number:
FW07340
Folkways 7340
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232636
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The dream keeper and other poems of Langston Hughes [sound recording] / read by the author [Langston Hughes]

Performer:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1955
Topic:
Poetry  Search this
Children's poetry, American  Search this
Music  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 7774
Folkways 104
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232748

Poems by Sterling Brown [and] poems by Langston Hughes [sound recording]

Reader:
Brown, Sterling Allen 1901-1989  Search this
Performer:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Cover artist:
Lawrence, Jacob 1917-2000  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1952
Topic:
Poetry  Search this
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW09790
Folkways 9790
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233076

Tambourines to glory [sound recording] : gospel songs by Langston Hughes and Jobe Huntley / sung by the Porter Singers with Ernest Cook

Author:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Huntley, Jobe  Search this
Recorder:
Hancock, David  Search this
Album cover design:
Rosenhouse, Irwin  Search this
Performer:
Porter Singers  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
New York
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1958
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Choral singing  Search this
Spoken word  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 3538
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231737

Langston Hughes' Jericho-Jim Crow [sound recording] / a Stella Holt production ; directed by Alvin Ailey and William Hairston

Author:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Performer:
Porter, Hugh  Search this
Attles, Joseph  Search this
Grant, Micki  Search this
King, Rosalie  Search this
Director:
Ailey, Alvin  Search this
Hairston, William  Search this
Producer:
Holt, Stella  Search this
Drucker, Frances  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1964
Local number:
FW09671
Folkways 9671
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233010
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Dr. Margaret Walker Alexander reads poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldon Jonson, [and] Langston Hughes [sound recording]

Performer:
Walker, Margaret 1915-1998  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Poet:
Dunbar, Paul Laurence 1872-1906  Search this
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1975
Topic:
Poetry  Search this
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9796
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233082

Margaret Walker reads Langston Hughes and Margaret Walker [sound recording]

Title:
Margaret Walker reads poems by Langston Hughes & Margaret Walker
Reader:
Walker, Margaret 1915-1998  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Poet:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1975
Topic:
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9797
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233083

The glory of Negro history [sound recording] / written and narrated by Langston Hughes

Narrator:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Performer:
Hill, Bertha Chippie  Search this
Bibb, Leon (Charles Leon)  Search this
Haynes, Hilda 1912-  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Morgan, Clark 1920-1996  Search this
Nye, Hermes  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Armstrong, Louis 1900-1971  Search this
McKay, Claude 1890-1948  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Dallas String Band  Search this
George McClain Chorale  Search this
Author:
Dunbar, Paul Laurence 1872-1906  Search this
Recording engineer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
1955
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 7752
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232742

Anthology of negro poetry [sound recording] / edited by Arna Bontemps

Performer:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Brown, Sterling Allen 1901-1989  Search this
McKay, Claude 1890-1948  Search this
Cullen, Countee 1903-1946  Search this
Walker, Margaret 1915-1998  Search this
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1917-2000  Search this
Producer:
Bontemps, Arna 1902-1973  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1954
Topic:
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW09791
Folkways 9791
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233077
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Anthology of negro poets in the U.S.A. - 200 years [sound recording] / read by Arna Bontemps

Reader:
Bontemps, Arna 1902-1973  Search this
Poet:
Brown, Sterling Allen 1901-1989  Search this
Cullen, Countee 1903-1946  Search this
Cuney, William Waring 1906-1976  Search this
Dunbar, Paul Laurence 1872-1906  Search this
Grimké, Angelina Weld 1880-1958  Search this
Hayden, Robert 1913-1980  Search this
Hayes, Donald Jeffrey 1904-  Search this
Horne, Frank  Search this
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Johnson, Fenton  Search this
Johnson, Georgia Douglas d. 1966  Search this
Johnson, Helene 1906-1995  Search this
Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938  Search this
McKay, Claude 1890-1948  Search this
Terry, Lucy  Search this
Toomer, Jean 1894-1967  Search this
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Date:
1955
Topic:
American poetry--African American authors  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9792
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233078

One-way ticket : [poems] / by Langston Hughes ; illustrated by Jacob Lawrence

Author:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Ill:
Lawrence, Jacob 1917-2000  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 136 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1949
Call number:
CT275.H8 A1o
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_92537

Black American history in ballad, song and prose [sound recording] / compiled and edited by Charles T. Averett

Producer:
Averett, Charles T  Search this
Speaker:
Chisholm, Shirley 1924-  Search this
Norton, Eleanor Holmes  Search this
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968  Search this
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963  Search this
DuBois, W.E.B (William Edward Burghardt) 1868-1963  Search this
Performer:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Brannon, Jean Marilyn  Search this
Morgan, Clark 1920-1996  Search this
Nye, Hermes  Search this
Davis, Ossie 1917-2005  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Abernathy, Ralph 1926-1990  Search this
Humphries, Jeanne  Search this
Carawan, Guy  Search this
Montgomery Gospel Trio  Search this
Nashville Quartet  Search this
Physical description:
3 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1977
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
African Americans--Songs and music  Search this
Local number:
FW05804
Folkways 5804
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232445
Additional Online Media:

Reading of Black Poetry by Students from Federal City College

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Federal City College  Search this
Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989  Search this
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946  Search this
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906  Search this
Evans, Mari, 1923-  Search this
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Poetry
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Students from Federal City College read poems written by African American poets, including Paul Laurence Dunbar, Countee Cullen, Sterling Brown, Mari Evans, Langston Hughes.
Poetry reading. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Poetry  Search this
African American poets  Search this
Poets  Search this
Blacks -- Race identity  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Poetry
Citation:
Reading of Black Poetry by Students from Federal City College, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003528
See more items in:
Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref541

Interview with Prentiss Taylor

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967  Search this
McClendon, Rose, 1884-1936  Search this
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991  Search this
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1970s
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.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003312-2
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Artists  Search this
African American poets  Search this
Poets  Search this
Theater  Search this
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Interview with Prentiss Taylor, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.AV09-023, Item ACMA AV003312-1
See more items in:
Museum Events, Programs, and Projects, 1967-1989
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-av09-023-ref639

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