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New York Amsterdam News, 1922-1993 This link opens in a new window
Harlem's premier newspaper, publishing the work of many of the leading figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
From The New York Amsterdam News, Feb 8, 1936.
W. E. B. du Bois
A concise guide to the people, organizations and causes of Du Bois's life, with great bibliographies on specific topics. (2001)
Literature Resource Center This link opens in a new window
Biographies, bibliographies and full-text critical analysis of authors from all genres and eras, including the contents of Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literary Criticism.
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
Scholarly articles on all genres of literature, from all cultures, published since 1963.
Oxford African American Studies Center This link opens in a new window
Biographies, encyclopedia articles, and primary sources on African American and African history and culture. Includes many articles on aspects of the Harlem Renaissance.
America: History & Life with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Find scholarly articles on the history of the Harlem Renaissance and related topics. Use the Advanced Search to limit to a historical period.
Search the Library Catalog
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Primary Sources from the Harlem Renaissance Era
Digitized Books (pre-1923)
Digitized, searchable books and magazines mostly published before 1923. Includes Survey Graphic!
Digital library by major research institutions & libraries, with freely searchable content as well as some "sneak-peek" (copyrighted) content.
W.E.B. DuBois Papers
Much of the literary, political, and scholarly writings of this great scholar and leader.
The Harlem Renaissance Beyond Harlem
Looking for information on the impact of the Harlem Renaissance on a particular geographic region? Here are a few good starting places:
Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance
has articles covering the Harlem Renaissance in every region of the United States and several world regions. To find US regions, look alphabetically under Harlem Renaissance and the United States. To find other world regions, look under the following: Anglophone Africa, Anglophone Caribbean, Europe, Francophone Africa, Francophone Caribbean.
Subjects: Africana Studies
, American Studies
, Cinema & Media Studies
, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
, Comparative Literature
, East Asian Languages & Cultures
, East Asian Studies
, German & German Cultural Studies
, Italian Studies
, Latin American Studies
, Russian & Russian Area Studies