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Harlem Renaissance: Home

A Gumberg Library Research Guide

Detail from the painting 'The Prodigal Son"

The Harlem Renaissance was an African-American cultural movement between the world wars that saw a flourishing of black literature, drama, dance, art, and music. This research guide will connect you to many sorts of information resources on this exciting and influential period.


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All of these resources can be accessed from off-campus, but you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link below.

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"From These Roots" - A Harlem Renaissance documentary



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If at any time you need help with using Gumberg Library resources, please contact Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian, via email or by phone at 412-426-5430, 8:30 am-4:30 pm ET, Monday-Friday. If he is not available, Ask Gumberg