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Zora Neale Hurston

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Zora Neale Hurston, 1891 - 28 Jan 1960  Search this
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
Image: 22.5 x 14.9cm (8 7/8 x 5 7/8")
Sheet: 55.7 x 35.6cm (21 15/16 x 14")
Mat (custom size): 61 x 40.6cm (24 x 16")
Culture:
Zora Neale Hurston: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1935 (printed 1983)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Zora Neale Hurston: Female  Search this
Zora Neale Hurston: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Zora Neale Hurston: Humanities and Social Sciences\Folklorist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.188.24
Restrictions & Rights:
1935 negative © Carl Van Vechten Trust Gravure and compilation ©The Eakins Press Foundation
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.188.24

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Written by:
Zora Neale Hurston, American, 1891 - 1960  Search this
Published by:
J. B. Lippincott & Co., American, 1836 - 1978  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with cloth, cardboard, metallic paper and acetate film
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 8 1/4 × 5 5/8 × 1 1/2 in. (21 × 14.3 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Eau Gallie, Brevard County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Eatonville, Orange County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Florida, United States, The Everglades, North and Central America
Date:
1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Language  Search this
Literature  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.315ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.315ab
Additional Online Media:

MS 7532 "Negro Folktales from the Gulf States"

Creator:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Extent:
248 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1927-1929
Scope and Contents:
The folklore (stories, jokes, and sayings) was recorded by Hurston and used to prepare her book Mules and Men. The NAA vertical files includes a letter from Drs. Akua Duku Anokye and Sally McLendon with related copies of letters written by Hurston concerning the background of the document and Anokye and McLendon's opinion that it represents the "scholarly folkloric format" in which Hurston originally intended to present her work.
The manuscript includes a notes on locations, list of informants, a list of stories, and a table of contents as well as the folklore.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7532
Topic:
African Americans -- Folklore  Search this
African Americans -- Folklore  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Identifier:
NAA.MS7532
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7532

The Great Day: a program of original negro folklore

Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
John Golden Theatre  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1932
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Theatrical productions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7929
See more items in:
Prentiss Taylor papers, 1885-1991
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7929
Additional Online Media:

Zora Neale Hurston, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Zora Neal Hurston  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1935, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\writer\novelist  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.136
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.136

Dust tracks on a road

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
v, 294 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
1969 [c1942]
Call number:
PS3515.U789Z5 1969X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_422512

Tell my horse : voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica / Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Ishmael Reed

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 311 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
West Indies
Date:
1990
Topic:
Voodooism  Search this
Occultism  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
PS3515.U789T34 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_399464

The sanctified church / Zora Neale Hurston

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
137 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Folklore
Date:
1997
[1997], c1981
Topic:
African Americans--Religion  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
BR563.N4 H87 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_536887

Dust tracks on a road, an autobiograohy

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
294 p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
Call number:
PS3515.U789 Z5X
PS3515.U789Z5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_66061

Seraph on the Suwanee : a novel / by Zora Neale Hurston

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
311 pages ; 21 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Florida
Date:
1948
Topic:
Whites  Search this
Poor  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1065859

Seraph on the Suwanee : a novel / Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Hazel V. Carby

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 374 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Florida
Date:
1991
1948
Topic:
Whites  Search this
Poor  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_766736

Dust tracks on a road / Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Maya Angelou

Title:
Autobiography
Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 308 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Southern States
Date:
1996
1995
20th century
Topic:
African American women novelists  Search this
Women folklorists  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
PS3515.U789 Z5 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_748492

Mules and men. With an introd. by Franz Boas. 10 illus. by Miguel Covarrubias

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
342 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
Florida
Date:
1969
1935
[1969]
Topic:
African Americans--Folklore  Search this
Tales  Search this
Voodooism  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African Americans--Music  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_526326

Mules and men / Zora Neale Hurston ; preface by Franz Boas ; with a new foreword by Arnold Rampersad ; illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 309 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
Florida
Date:
1990
1935
Topic:
African Americans--Folklore  Search this
Tales  Search this
Voodooism  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African Americans--Music  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_611917

Voodoo gods; an inquiry into native myths and magic in Jamaica and Haiti, by Zora Hurston; illustrated with 24 photographs and two maps

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
x, 290 p. incl. maps. front., plates, ports. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Jamaica
Haiti
Date:
1939
[1939]
1844-
Topic:
Vodou  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
F1886.H873X 1939
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_212092

Spirituals and neo-spirituals

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1969
1934
Topic:
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Call number:
HT1581 .C97 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_900420

Zora Neale Hurston : a life in letters / collected and edited by Carla Kaplan

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Kaplan, Carla  Search this
Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 880 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Folklorists  Search this
African American authors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701866

Choreographing the folk : the dance stagings of Zora Neale Hurston / Anthea Kraut

Author:
Kraut, Anthea  Search this
Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Hurston, Zora Neale Knowledge  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 304 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
Topic:
African American dance--History  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African Americans in the performing arts  Search this
Dance--History  Search this
Jazz dance--History  Search this
Choreography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_905339

Every tongue got to confess : Negro folk-tales from the Gulf states / Zora Neale Hurston ; foreword by John Edgar Wideman ; edited and with an introduction by Carla Kaplan

Author:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Kaplan, Carla  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiv, 279 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Folklore
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_678347

Zora Neale Hurston / Paul Witcover

Author:
Witcover, Paul  Search this
Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Physical description:
119 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Juvenile literature
Folklore
Juvenile works
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
©1991
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Folklorists  Search this
African American authors  Search this
African Americans--Folklore  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Women  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047331

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