A Renaissance in Harlem: Lost Voices of an American Community

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Established to create jobs during the Depression, the Work Projects Administration sent writers into the neighborhoods and alleyways of Harlem to capture its distinctive voices during its most flamboyant, socially active and aesthetically vibrant era. It was a time when Harlem was Mecca, as vital as any world capital, surging with a tide of Negro migrants in search of the American Dream. The 1930s heralded the greatest period of self-discovery in African-American history after the Civil War and before the Civil Rights ...

A Renaissance in Harlem: Lost Voices of an American Community 1999, William Morrow & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780380976645

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