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Voices of the Harlem Renaissance within the Schomburg Center: Resources outside of NYPL

This guide will navigate researchers through materials documenting the Harlem Renaissance at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

The Legacy of the Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance is one of the most iconic historical time periods recognized for its lasting legacy within art, music, and literature. The following links and videos provide recourses for teaching the Harlem Renaissance.

Teaching Tools

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Artist Aaron Douglas (left) and Schomburg Collection curator Arthur A. Schomburg in front of Douglas's painting "Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers"." New York Public Library Digital Collections.

The Legacy Continues

Quick Lessons on the Harlem Renaissance

Langston Hughes reads "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"

U.S. Postal Service Celebrates Voices of the Harlem Renaissance