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Harlem Renaissance of the early 1900s

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Cultures +6 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)
What historical, social, and cultural factors influenced the Harlem Renaissance?
Why did Harlem become the center of African-American arts during the 1920s and 1930s?

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Bessie Smith

National Portrait Gallery

Ella Fitzgerald

National Portrait Gallery

Lena Horne

National Portrait Gallery

The Harlem Renaissance (Program #4)

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Zora Neale Hurston

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Langston Hughes

National Portrait Gallery

Claude McKay

National Portrait Gallery

Paul Robeson

National Portrait Gallery

Cab Calloway

National Portrait Gallery

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National Postal Museum

Savoy

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York

Archives of American Art