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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

Harlem Renaissance

Maps of Harlem, New York from Black Manhattan

Creator:
James Weldon Johnson
Date:
1930
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In Black Manhattan (1930), James Weldon Johnson's history of African Americans in New York, two demographic maps of Harlem show its quick flourishing in the early decades of the century.


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