Frequently used Sites

WHERE, WHAT, WHEN

‘Drop me off In Harlem: Exploring the intersections.’ By the Kennedy Center for the Arts.
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/interactives/harlem/

A Brief Introduction - PAL: Perspectives in American Literature: A Research and Reference Guide
Chapter 9: Harlem Renaissance
http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap9/9intro.html

Brief Time-line of American Literature, Music and Movies
http://mssv.net/realityart/1920s.html

The Schomburg Center exhibit site "Harlem 1900-1940". Includes resources for teachers, focusing on interpreting photographs. Click the Menu on the upper right corner of the page.
http://exhibitions.nypl.org/harlem/

WHO

Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro. A Hypermedia Edition of the March 1925 Survey Graphic Harlem Number.

http://books.google.com/books?id=eTfx4WoHwQIC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Harlem:+Mecca+of+the+New+Negro.&source=bl&ots=UdNm2tIS6R&sig=pFkzHWVZKukPGrxntIzin0YwOqs&hl=en&ei=mb_FTLXvIYaenwfd4rXpCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CC4Q6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q&f=false

Jill Diesman from the University of Kentucky has gathered a limited number of full text sources on 16 various H. R. period authors.http://www.nku.edu/~diesmanj/guides/

The Academy of American Poets put together this site with links to a limited number of full text stories and poetry.http://www.poets.org/index.php Use the search function in the upper right.

Women of the Harlem Renaissance.http://womenshistory.about.com/library/bio/blbio_list_harlem.htm

Institute of International Visual Arts and the Hayward Gallery have produced a site called "Rhapsodies in Black"with links to HR artists, essays and interpretations.
http://www.iniva.org/harlem/home.html

Paul P. Reuben's immense literature site at Cal State Stanhope covers the Harlem Renaissance. From here, you can link to pages about: Bontemps, Cullen, Du Bois, Garvey, Hughes, Hurston, C Johnson, J W Johnson, Toomer, and many others - as well as an Introduction, Selected Bibliography, and Research and Study Topics.
http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap9/chap9.html

A score of excellent links provided by the African American Literature Book Club site.
http://aalbc.com/authors/harlem.htm

You can browse Harlem's musical history by artist, instrument, or style.
http://www.harlem.org/

Smithsonian American Art Museum. Search for individual H.R. artists or do a subject search for a listing.http://americanart.si.edu/index3.cfm

Arnaud Wendell Bontemps(It happened in History)
http://amsaw.org/amsaw-ithappenedinhistory-101303-bontemps.html
Creative American Portraits by Carl Van Vechten  http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vvhtml/vvhome.html

The Poets Voice: Langston Hughes and You  http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=405

Racial Violence and Representation: Performance Strategies in Lynching Dramas of 1920s  http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2838/is_4_33/ai_59024886
Roads Taken and Not Taken: Post Marxism, Antiracism and Anticommunism
http://eserver.org/clogic/1-2/foley.html

Summary of the Argument of The Invention of the White Racehttp://clogic.eserver.org/1-2/allen.html

W.E.B. Du Bois
http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/bin/litcrit.out.pl?au=du+-779

Zora Neale Hurston
http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/bin/litcrit.out.pl?au=hur-71

Links to biographies and audio clips compliments of the San Diego County Office of Education.
Audio and Video Clips: Marian Anderson
http://www.library.upenn.edu/special/gallery/anderson/

Biography and Image: Louis Armstrong
http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/armstrong/index.htm

Biography, Image, and Audio Clips: Benny Carterhttp://www.bennycarter.com

Biography and Image: Duke Ellingtonhttp://www.cmgww.com/music/ellington/index.html

Unofficial Billie Holliday site:http://www.ladyday.net/

Biography and Images: Paul Robeson
http://www.duboislc.org/ShadesOfBlack/PaulRobeson.html

Harlem Renaissance. A Celebration of Creativity.
http://slibguides.maine207.org/harlem_renaissance

VIRTUAL TOURS / ARCHITECTURE

Welcome to Malcolm X Boulevard in the heart of Harlem! This online virtual tour highlights the landmarks of Harlem and is available in both an interactive Flash form as well as printable text form. Select either the Interactive Flash or Printable Text button below to begin.
http://home.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/mxb/index.shtml

A HISTORICAL picture tour of the Harlem neighborhood.
http://manhattan.about.com/od/neighborhoodguide/a/harlemnewyork.htm

PBS-WNET produced a video in 2000 called A Walk through Harlem This web site has a virtual tour of the neighborhood.http://www.thirteen.org/harlem/map.html

East Harlem History Buildings
http://www.nyc-architecture.com/HAR/HAR-History.html

Strivers Row King Model Houses
http://liveuptown.com/striversrowbrownstones.html

Graham Court Apartments
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Court

PROHIBITION

Ohio State University. Causes and issues in American Prohibition
http://prohibition.osu.edu/

Digital History Overview of the 1920's:
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=13&smtID=1

Crime and Criminals of the 1920’s and 1930’s

FBI History files
http://www.fbi.gov/fbihistory.htm

Eliot Ness Files from the FBI archives. Actual papers by / from / about Eliot Ness
http://vault.fbi.gov/Eliot%20Ness

Al Capone.
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/mob_bosses/capone/index_1.html

George Bugs Moran.
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/mob_bosses/capone/bugs_11.html

Dutch Schultz:The "Beer Baron of the Bronx"
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/mob_bosses/schultz/index_1.html

VOTING RIGHTS

The 19th. Amendment Women’s Suffrage the right to vote
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/nineteentham.htm

CLOTHING / COSTUME of the 20s

History of Fashion
1920s http://fashionhistory.zeesonlinespace.net/p1920s.html
1930s http://fashionhistory.zeesonlinespace.net/p1930s.html

Vintage Rags 1920’s and 30’s. This is a web site of items FOR SALE. However, the photos are usually very well done.
http://vintagegladrags.com/1920_Vintage_Clothing.html
http://www.vintagegladrags.com/1930_Vintage_Clothing.html

FILM History of the 1920's

http://www.filmsite.org/20sintro.html

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