Voices from the Renaissance collection 1974-1977


Voices from the Renaissance collection, 1974-1977

Voices from the Renaissance collection 1974-1977

The David Levering Lewis "Voices from the Renaissance" Collection consists of forty-three summary transcripts of interviews Lewis conducted with individuals who were either active during the Harlem Renaissance period or who knew people who were Harlem Renaissance figures. The interviews were done for Lewis' book, "When Harlem was in Vogue" (1981).

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