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Harlem Renaissance: Home

Websites - Start with these links. Look for others, but make sure to assess their quality.

Academy of American Poets - This web site will give you biographical information about your poet as well as many complete poems. Click on "Find a poet" to search for Langston Hughes. Click on links for:

The Internet Public Library - Additional information about locating literary criticism on the free internet and why library print sources may be better.

Modern American Poetry - An alphabetical listing of noted American poets, including photographs, interviews, critical essays, and full texts of poetry from the Anthology of Modern American Poetry~ (Oxford University Press).

Ms. Lamphier's Poetry Page

Poetry Foundation's Harlem Renaissance Page - This brief article provides links to resources on several poets of the Harlem Renaissance.

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) - well regarding writing and research resource. Several tools will help you with this project:

Shomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Harlem 1900-1940. Photos, essays, and a timeline of events and personalities of the Harlem Renaissance.

Harlem Renaissance

NEW YORK: HARLEM, c1927. - 'The Gay Northeasterners' strolling on Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Photographed c1927 by James Van Der Zee.
NEW YORK: HARLEM, c1927. - 'The Gay Northeasterners' Strolling On Seventh Avenue In Harlem. Photographed c1927 By James Van Der Zee. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 22 Mar 2013.  

Research Tools


Use the passwords in your planbook to access these databases from home. Passwords are listed by publisher in the planbook and are in parentheses on this web page.