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Persons
Actors
Artists
Dance
Film
Personalities
Journalists
Musicians
Playwrights
Politics and Culture
Promoters and Patrons
Publishers
Singers
Theater
Writers
Works
Plays, Films, Theater    Productions
Books
Topics
Topics, Concepts, Ideologies,    Events, Themes
Higher Education
Nightlife
Philanthropy
Places
Politics
Organizations
Businesses
Publishers
Theater Companies
Periodicals

Persons

Actors
Anderson, Edmund Lincoln
Brooks, Clarence
Bubbles, John
Bush, Anita
Campbell, Dick
Dudley, Sherman H.
Dunn, Blanche
Fetchit, Stepin
Gilpin, Charles
Harrington, James Carl "Hamtree"
Harrison, Richard
Hunter, Eddie
Kirkpatrick, Sidney
Lee, Canada
Mabley, Jackie "Moms"
Madame Sul Te Wan
McKinney, Nina Mae
Moore, Tim
Morrison, Frederick Ernest
Preer, Evelyn
Robeson, Paul
Sissle, Noble
Thomas, Edna Lewis
Washington, Fredi
Williams, Egbert Austin "Bert"
Wilson, Arthur "Dooley"
Wilson, Frank

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Artists
Alston, Charles
Barthé, Richmond
Bearden, Romare
Covarrubias, Miguel
Delaney, Beauford
Douglas, Aaron
Farrow, William McKnight
Fuller, Meta Warrick
Harleston, Edwin A.
Hayden, Palmer C.
Jackson, May Howard
Johnson, Malvin Gray
Johnson, Sargent Claude
Johnson, William H.
Jones, Lois Mailou
Lawrence, Jacob
Motley, Archibald J. Jr.
Porter, James Amos
Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth
Reiss, Winold
Savage, Augusta
Scott, William Edouard
Tanner, Henry Ossawa
Van Der Zee, James
Waring, Laura Wheeler
Woodruff, Hale

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Dance
Dafora, Asadata
Forsyne, Ida
Robinson, Bill "Bojangles"
Tucker, Earl "Snakehips"

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Film
Beavers, Louise
Chenault, Lawrence
Ellis, Evelyn
Johnson, Noble
Lowe, James
Micheaux, Oscar
Moreland, Mantan
Muse, Clarence

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Personalities
Dean, Lillian Harris
Harmon, Pappy
Holt, Nora
Jackman, Harold
Madden, Owen Vincent "Owney"
Peterson, Dorothy Randolph
Walker, A'Lelia

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Journalists
Abbott, Robert Sengstacke
Baker, Ray Stannard
Barnett, Ida B. Wells
Bruce, John Edward
Ferris, William H.
Fortune, Timothy Thomas
Mathews, Ralph
Murphy, Carl J.
Vann, Robert L.
Walton, Lester

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Musicians
Armstrong, Louis
Bechet, Sidney
Blake, Eubie
Bradford, Perry
Calloway, Cabell, "Cab"
Cole, Bob
Cook, Will Marion
Cuney-Hare, Maud
Dett, Robert Nathaniel
Ellington, Duke
Europe, James Reese
Fields, Dorothy
Forsythe, Harold Bruce
Gershwin, George
Gruenberg, Louis
Handy, W.C.
Henderson, Fletcher
Jessye, Eva
Johnson, Hall
Johnson, James P.
Johnson, John Rosamond
Joplin, Scott
Jordan, Joe
Mack, Cecil
Morton, Jelly Roll
Oliver, Joseph "King"
Ory, Edward "Kid"
Razaf, Andy
Smith, Willie "the Lion"
Still, William Grant
Waller, Thomas "Fats"
White, Clarence Cameron
Williams, Clarence

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Playwrights
Anderson, Garland
Anderson, Regina M.
Edmonds, Randolph
Green, Paul
Heyward, DuBose
Lyles, Aubrey
Miller, Flournoy
Miller, Irvin
Miller, Quintard
O'Neill, Eugene
Richardson, Willis

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Politics and Culture
Ali, Duse Mohamed
Anderson, Charles
Becton, George Wilson
Bethune, Mary McLeod
Boas, Franz
Briggs, Cyril
Brown, Hallie Quinn
Cullen, Frederick Ashbury
Daddy Grace
De Priest, Oscar
Domingo, Wilfrid Adolphus
Du Bois, W.E.B.
Father Divine
Fauset, Arthur Huff
Ford, Arnold Josiah
Ford, James William
Frazier, E. Franklin
Garvey, Marcus
Greene, Lorenzo
Hamid, Sufi Abdul
Harrison, Hubert
Haynes, George Edmund
Herskovits, Melville
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon
Johnson, James Weldon
Jones, Eugene Knickle
McGuire, George Alexander
Mencken, H.L.
Miller, Kelly
Moore, Frederick Randolph
Moore, Richard B.
Morton, Ferdinand Q.
Moton, Robert Russa
Nail, John E.
Ovington, Mary White
Owen, Chandler
Padmore, George
Patterson, Louise Thompson
Payton, Philip A.
Powell, Adam Clayton Sr.
Randolph, A. Philip
Rogers, Joel Augustus
Schomburg, Arthur A.
Scott, Emmett Jay
Spingarn, Arthur
Talbert, Mary Burnett
Trotter, William Monroe
Villard, Oswald Garrison
Walker, Madame C.J.
Washington, Booker T.
Wise, Stephen Samuel
Woodson, Carter G.
Work, Monroe Nathan
Wright, Louis T.

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Promoters and Patrons
Barnes, Albert
Braithwaite, William Stanley
Brawley, Benjamin
Campell, Elmer Simms
Cunard, Nancy
Draper, Muriel
Holstein, Casper
Locke, Alain
Loggins, Vernon
Mason, Charlotte Osgood
Meyer, Annie Nathan
Nance, Ethel Ray
Redding, Jay Saunders
Van Vechten, Carl

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Publishers
Butitta, Anthony J.
Calverton, V.F.
Eastman, Crystal
Eastman, Max
Isaacs, Edith
Kellogg, Paul U.
Knopf, Alfred A.
Knopf, Blanche
Liveright, Horace
Pace, Harry H.
Spingarn, Joel
Van Doren, Carl

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Singers
Anderson, Marian
Baker, Josephine
Bentley, Gladys
Bledsoe, Jules
Brooks, Shelton
Brown, Ada
Burleigh, Harry Thacker
Clough, Inez
Cox, Ida Prather
Hall, Adelaide
Hayes, Roland
Hegamin, Lucille
Holiday, Billie
Hunter, Alberta
Lovinggood, Penman
Mills, Florence
Mitchell, Abbie
Rainey, Gertrude "Ma"
Smith, Ada
Smith, Bessie
Smith, Clara
Smith, Mamie
Smith, Trixie
Snow, Valaida
Spivey, Victoria
Ward, Aida
Washington, Isabel
Waters, Ethel
Wilson, Edith

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Theater
King, Billy
Leslie, Lew
Lewis, Theophilus
McClendon, Rose
Shipp, Jesse A.

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Writers
Anderson, Sherwood
Attaway, William
Bennett, Gwendolyn
Bonner, Marieta
Bontemps, Arna
Brooks, Gwendolyn
Brown, Sterling
Césaire, Aimé
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell
Cohen, Octavus Roy
Corrothers, James D.
Cotter, Joseph Seamon
Cowdery, Mae Virginia
Cullen, Countee
Cuney, Waring
Damas, Léon
Delany, Clarissa Scott
Dreiser, Theodore
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
Ellison, Ralph
Fauset, Jessie Redmon
Fisher, Rudolph
Frank, Waldo
Griggs, Sutton E.
Grimké, Angelina Weld
Hayden, Robert
Horne, Frank
Howells, William Dean
Hughes, Langston
Hurst, Fannie
Hurston, Zora Neale
Johnson, Fenton
Johnson, Georgia Douglas
Johnson, Helene
Kerlin, Robert
Larsen, Nella
Lee, George
Lewis, Sinclair
Lindsay, Vachel
Maran, René
Matheus, John Frederick
McKay, Claude
Morand, Paul
Nelson, Alice Dunbar
Nugent, Richard Bruce
Peterkin, Julia Mood
Pickens, William
Schuyler, George S.
Seabrook, William
Senghor, L‚opold
Spencer, Anne
Stribling, Thomas Sigismund
Tannenbaum, Frank
Thurman, Wallace
Tolson, Melvin
Toomer, Jean
Walker, Margaret
Walrond, Eric
West, Dorothy
White, Walter
Williams, Edward Christopher
Wright, Richard
Yerby, Frank

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Works

Plays, Films, Theater Productions
Amos 'n' Andy
Appearances
Birth of a Nation
Birth of a Race
Black and White
Blackbirds
Chocolate Dandies
Come Along Mandy
Emperor Jones, The
Fool's Errand
Four Saints in Three Acts
Green Pastures, The
Hallelujah
Harlem: Play
Hearts in Dixie
Hot Chocolates
Liza
Lulu Belle
Madame X
Mulatto
On Trial
Pa Williams' s Gal
Porgy and Bess
Porgy : Play
Rachel
Revue Nègre
Runnin' Wild
Saint Louis Blues
Servant in the House, The
Show Boat
Shuffle Along
Stevedore
Taboo
They Shall Not Die
Three Plays for a Negro Theater
Within Our Gates

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Books
Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man
Batouala
Birthright
Black Manhattan
Blues: An Anthology
Cane
Color
Conjure Man Dies, The
Copper Sun
Dark Laughter
Dark Princess
Ebony and Topaz
Fine Clothes to the Jew
Fire in the Flint, The
God's Trombones
Harlem: Negro Metropolis
Harlem Shadows
Home to Harlem
Infants of the Spring
Negro: An Anthology
New Negro, The
Nigger
Nigger Heaven
Not without Laughter
Passing: Novel
Porgy : Novel
Quicksand
Their Eyes Were Watching God
There is Confusion
Tropic Death
Walls of Jericho, The
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Topics

Topics, Concepts, Ideologies, Events, Themes
Algonquin Roundtable
Amenia Conference, 1916
Amenia Conference, 1933
Anglophone Africa and the Harlem Renaissance
Anglophone Caribbean and the Harlem Renaissance
Antilynching Crusade
Art Criticism and the Harlem Renaissance
Artists
Atlanta University Studies
Authors: 1- Overview
Authors: 2- Fiction
Authors: 3- Nonfiction
Authors: 4- Playwrights
Authors: 5- Poets
Black Bohemia
Black History and Historiography
Black Press
Black Zionism
Blackface Performance
Blacks in Theater
Blues
Blues: Women Performers
Civic Club Dinner, 1924
Civil Rights and Law
Community Theater
Crisis , The: Literary Prizes
Crisis: The Negro in Art- How Shall He Be Portrayed? A Symposium
Cullen-Du Bois Wedding
Cultural Organizations
Dance
Dark Tower
Europe and the Harlem Renaissance: 1- Overview
Europe and the Harlem Renaissance: 2- Berlin
Europe and the Harlem Renaissance: 3- London
Europe and the Harlem Renaissance: 4- Paris
Europe and the Harlem Renaissance: 5- Soviet Union
Federal Programs
Federal Writers' Project
Film
Film: Actors
Film: Black Filmmakers
Film: Blacks as Portrayed by White Filmmakers
Francophone Africa and the Harlem Renaissance
Francophone Caribbean and the Harlem Renaissance
Garveyism
Great Migration
Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance
Gumby Book Studio
Harlem: 1- Overview and History
Harlem: 2- Economics
Harlem: 3- Entertainment
Harlem: 4- Housing
Harlem: 5- Neighborhoods
Harlem: 6- Public Health
Harlem Renaissance: 1- Black Critics of
Harlem Renaissance: 2- Black Promoters of
Harlem Renaissance: 3- Legacy of
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 1- Boston
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 2- California and the West Coast
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 3- Chicago and the Midwest
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 4- Cleveland
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 5- Kansas and the Plains States
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 6- Philadelphia
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 7- The South
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 8- Texas and the Southwest
Harlem Renaissance in the United States: 9- Washington, D.C.
Higher Education
Homosexuality
House-Rent Parties
Jazz
Jim Crow
Journalists
Labor
Literary and Artistic Prizes
Literary Criticism and the Harlem Renaissance
Literature: 1- Overview
Literature: 2- Children's
Literature: 3- Drama
Literature: 4- Fiction
Literature: 5- Humor and Satire
Literature: 6- Nonfiction
Literature: 7- Poetry
Little Theater Tournament
Lynching
Lynching: Silent Protest Parade
Lyrical Left
Magazines and Journals
Minstrelsy
Modernism
Music
Music: Bands and Orchestras
Musical Theater
Musicians
Negritude
Negrotarians
New Negro
New Negro Movement
Niagara Movement
Niggerati
Nightclubs
Nightlife
Numbers Racket
Opportunity Awards Dinner
Opportunity Literary Contests
Organized Crime
Pan-African Congresses
Pan Africanism
Passing
Philanthropy and Philanthropic Organizations
Poetry: Dialect
Politics and Politicians
Primitivism
Professional Sports and Black Athletes
Publishers and Publishing Houses
Race Films
Race Men
Racial Iconography
Racial Stereotyping
Racism
Racism and the New Negro Movement
Religion
Religious Organizations
Riots: 1- Overview, 1917--1921
Riots: 2- Red Summer of 1919
Riots: 3- Tulsa, 1921
Riots: 4- Harlem Riot, 1935
Riots: 5- Riots and Lynching
Salons
Scottsboro
Second Harlem Renaissance
Singers
Social-Fraternal Organizations
Spirituals
Talented Tenth
Theater
Tuskegee Experiment
Vaudeville
Visual Arts
White Novelists and the Harlem Renaissance
White Patronage
World War I

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Higher Education
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Howard University

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Nightlife
Clef Club
Cotton Club
Small's Paradise

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Philanthropy
Boni and Liveright Prize
Garland Fund
Guggenheim Fellowships
Harmon Foundation
Rosenwald Fellowships
Spingarn Medal
Wannamaker Award

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Places
Abyssinian Baptist Church
Alhambra Theater
Apollo Theater
Black and Tan Clubs
Crescent Theater
Dunbar Apartments
580 Saint Nicholas Avenue
Greenwich Village
Harlem General Hospital
Hobby Horse
Jungle Alley
Lafayette Theater
Lincoln Theater
Manhattan Casino
135th Street Library
Renaissance Casino
Roseland Ballroom
Saint Mark's Methodist Episcopal Church
Saint Philip's Protestant Episcopal Church
San Juan Hill
Savoy Ballroom
Striver's Row
Sugar Hill
Tenderloin
Tree of Hope
267 House

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Politics
Communist Party
New Deal
Party Politics

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Organizations
African Blood Brotherhood
American Negro Labor Congress
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and Journal of Negro History
Booklovers Club
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Eclectic Club
Fifteenth Infantry
Harlem Globetrotters
Harmon Traveling Exhibition
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Association of Negro Musicians
National Negro Business League
National Urban League
Negro Art Institute
Theater Owners' Booking Association
United Colored Democracy
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Vanguard
Works Progress Administration

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Businesses
Afro-American Realty Company
Black Star Line
Black Swan Phonograph Company
Colored Players Film Corporation
Columbia Phonograph Company
Lincoln Motion Picture Company
Pace Phonographic Company

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Publishers
Boni and Liveright
Brimmer, B.J. , Publishing House
Cornhill
Harcourt Brace
Harper Brothers
Knopf, Alfred A., Inc.
Lippincott, J.B., Publisher
Macaulay
Viking Press
Witmark , M., and Sons

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Theater Companies
Anita Bush Theater Company
Ethiopian Art Players
Harlem Community Players
Karamu House
Krigwa Players
Lafayette Players
National Colored Players
National Ethiopian Art Theater
Negro Art Theater
Negro Experimental Theater
New Negro Art Theater
Provincetown Players
Tri-Arts Club
Utopia Players

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Periodicals
American Mercury, The
Amsterdam News
Associated Negro Press
Baltimore Afro-American
Black Opals
Booklovers Magazine
Broom
Brownies Book
Carolina Magazine
Challenge
Chicago Defender
Contempo
Crisis, The
Emancipator
Fire!!
Guardian, The
Gumby Book Studio Quarterly
Harlem: A Forum of Negro Life
Inter-State Tattler
Liberator
Messenger, The
Modern Quarterly
Nation, The
Negro World
New Challenge
New Masses
New York Age
Opportunity
Palms
Pittsburgh Courier
Saturday Evening Quill
Seven Arts
Survey Graphic
Stylus
Vanity Fair
Workers' Dreadnought

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