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Harlem Renaissance: Theorists

ENG 201, Dr. Bucher

Selected Primary Sources

Cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life, June 1925.
[Credit: Photographs and Prints Division; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; The New York Public Library; Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations]

Cover of Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life, June 1925

More Sources for Scholarly Articles

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Find Books in Memorial Library

Go to the Online Catalog to find books at Memorial Library.

  • Use the catalog to look for additional titles on African American political activists, social thought, and intellectual life, as well as searching on the names of particular individuals and on specific movements (Pan-Africanism, Socialism).
  • Search by author, title, keyword or subject. 
  • Search on the general topic "Harlem Renaissance" to get a sense of the scope of the collection.
  • Also search for titles on 20th century African American history and social and political movements, as well as on the names of theorists such as W.E.B. DuBois, Alain Locke and Marcus Garvey.

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