Harlem Renaissance Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Printables

Art during this time, in a forms, was very important because it was a way for the African American society to express themselves and their thoughts and emotions.

Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the bustling 125th street.

Black History Month: Scenes From The Harlem Renaissance

Apollo Theater, Harlem Renaissance was very popular place and still is. If you look close you will notice that the marque says that is says Duke Ellington is performing. And in the he was very popular artist was well respected.

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17 Stunning Images of Black Women During the Harlem Renaissance Era

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artoflovely: Zoe Saldana for Vanity Fair Harlem Renaissance-inspired look Photographer, Michael Roberts.

Vintage Photos: Inside the Cotton Club, One of NYC’s Leading Jazz Venues of the 1920s and ’30s... The Cotton Club might be Harlem's most famous surviving jazz venue, but it was also the neighborhood's most notorious especially after WWI.

The Cotton Club might be Harlem’s most famous jazz nightclub. Nightclubs began to develop during the most popular in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Nightclubs were a way for african american artists to express themselves through writing, art, and music.

Vogue Italia  2011(1920s Harlem Renaissance)

(Right & top middle in the above images) "Black Allure" Vogue Italia // February 2011 Ph. Emma Summerton // Stylist: Edward Enninful Un.