Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Art Connection

Time Period Artists

 

Books

We have pulled some books that might be helpful. Try the index and table of contents for these keywords:

Harlem Renaissance

Jazz Age

Apollo Theatre

Cotton Club

NOTE: PLEASE BE CAREFUL TO SPELL NAMES CORRECTLY AND TO USE MIDDLE NAMES OR INITIALS IF THEY ARE THERE.

Also, once you find an article make sure the person is from the Harlem Renaissance.

Databases

ABC Clio: start here with Harlem Renaissance search; there are many articles about art, music, literature, etc. as well as some specific people featured with their own articles.

GALE Student Resources in Context

Websites

The Met: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/most/hd_most.htm

LOC: Harlem Renaissance Resources: https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/harlem/harlem.html

Some videos from Honolulu Community College: http://libguides.hcc.hawaii.edu/c.php?g=288251&p=1921851

PBS: Music and Film of Harlem Renaissance: https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/mr13.socst.us.harlemjazzfilm/music-and-films-of-the-harlem-renaissance/#.Wrly8dMbOi4

Columbia University Harlem Renaissance: http://c250.columbia.edu/c250_celebrates/harlem_history/arts_and_culture.html

Black Past;  Online Reference Guide to African American History:  http://www.blackpast.org/perspectives/collecting-african-american-art-harlem-renaissance-obama-era

Greenbooks: http://madmuseum.org/exhibition/unpacking-green-book

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