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Wordless Wednesday: Harlem Intellectuals, 1924

June 25th, 2008 by Ajuan Mance

From the Schomburg Center online exhibition, Harlem 1900-1940: An African American Community. This photo depicts young Black writers and intellectuals gathered at the Harlem Home of Regina Andrews and Ethel Ray Nance. The group, photographed at a party held for Langston Hughes, includes (from left to right): Poet Langston Hughes, sociologist Charles Spurgeon Johnson, historian E. Franklin Frazier, doctor and author Rudolph Fisher, and legislator Hubert Delaney. This photo is from the collection of Regina Andrews.

Posted by Ajuan Mance


Posted in African Americans, Black History, E. Franklin Frazier, Langston Hughes, Schomburg Center, Uncategorized

3 Responses

  1. hagar's daughter

    I love your site. You’ve been added to my blogroll and I presented you with the Arte y Pico Award(read my post 6/28/08).

    Thanks for posting this picture. It’s always refreshing to see intelligent black folks who are doing the right thing.

  2. SjP

    I’m with HG! I love your blog! Since I’ve been in HE for over 30 years, I always feel right at home here! Got something for you over at SjP’s.

  3. Ajuan Mance

    Hagar’s Daughter,
    Thank you so much for the add, and for the Arte Y Pico Award. My blog is truly a labor of love, and it feels great when something I am truly passionate about strikes a chord with others!

    Thanks for your words. I’m so glad this feels like a welcoming place. I’ll drop over by your place to check out what’s happening there!

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