The Great Migration & Harlem Renaissance Moments by Dorien and jahdiyyah

“Study for Aspects of Negro Life: The Negro in an African Setting” -Aaron Douglas 1934
Blackberry Woman -Richmond Barthe 1930

I Know My Soul -Claude McKay, 1889-1948

I plucked my soul out of its secret place,

And held it to the mirror of my eye,

To see it like a star against the sky,

A twitching body quivering in space,

A spark of passion shining on my face.

The Fugitive -John Stewart Curry 1935
Resting -Claude Clark 1944
The Judgement Day -Aaron Douglas 1939
"Crute" Drill -William H. Johnson 1942

Strange Fruits by Billie Holiday 1939

Southern trees bear strange fruit

Blood on the leaves and blood at the root

Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze

Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees

The Reason -Albert A. Smith, March 1920
The Wedding -Jacob Lawrence 1948
Dust to Dust (The Funeral) -Jacob Lawrence 1938
“Aspects of Negro Life,” painted in 1934 by Aaron Douglas
Schools Out -Allan Rohan Crite 1936

Lift Every Voice and Sing by James Weldon Johnson 1871-1938

“Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us;

Facing the rising sun of our new day begun,

Let us march on till victory is won.”

Marian Anderson #1 -William H. Johnston 1939
Marian Anderson -William H. Johnson 1945
The Harp -Augusta Savage 1939

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