The Resource A renaissance in Harlem : lost voices of an American community, edited by Lionel C. Bascom

A renaissance in Harlem : lost voices of an American community, edited by Lionel C. Bascom

Label
A renaissance in Harlem : lost voices of an American community
Title
A renaissance in Harlem
Title remainder
lost voices of an American community
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lionel C. Bascom
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains essays written in the years between 1929 and the 1940s by writers employed by the Work Projects Administration who were assigned to gather information about the lives of ordinary men and women living in New York's Harlem
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/0896073
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS508.N3
LC item number
R46 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bascom, Lionel C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • African Americans
  • American literature
  • Harlem Renaissance
Label
A renaissance in Harlem : lost voices of an American community, edited by Lionel C. Bascom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compiled with manuscripts from the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, WPA Writer's Project Collection, 1936-1940
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Colonial Park
  • Sweet the monkey
  • The street
  • Ralph Ellison
  • My people
  • Ralph Ellison and Clarence Weinstock
  • Pluto
  • Dorothy West
  • Rent parties
  • Buffet flat
  • Introduction : history from the ground up
  • Slick Reynolds
  • Frank Byrd
  • Laundry workers ; Negro laundry workers
  • Vivian Morris
  • Pushcarts, Thursday girls, and other workers
  • Afternoon in a pushcart peddlers' colony
  • Frank Byrd
  • Street cries and criers
  • Frank Byrd and Terry Roth
  • Homey the vegetable man
  • Two Harlems
  • Frank Byrd
  • Kingfish
  • Marion Charles Hatch
  • Life in the Harlem markets
  • The Harlem market
  • Fatso the slickster, Pullman porters', and dining car folklore
  • Fatso's mistake
  • Chef Watkins's alibi
  • Chef Sampson's icebox
  • Frank Byrd
  • Minstrel show
  • West Indies
  • Ellis Williams
  • Worker's Alliance
  • Laundry worker's choir
  • Thursday girls
  • Slave market
  • Domestic Workers Union
  • Domestic price wars
  • Vivian Morris
  • Private life of Big Bess
  • Whites invade Harlem
  • Betty
  • Frank Byrd
  • Commercial enterprise
  • Dancing girls
  • Finger waves and Nu Life pomades
  • Vivian Morris
  • Uptown gods, kings, and other spiritual entities
  • God was happy
  • Vivian Morris
  • Peace in the kingdom
  • Levi Hurbert
  • Frank Byrd
  • Father Divine comes to Harlem
  • Levi Hurbert
  • Emancipation
  • Frank Byrd
  • Divine is Gawd
  • Herman Spector
  • Temple of Grace
  • Dorothy West
  • Deities and their Duesenbergs
  • Lost manuscripts
  • Holy and sanctified
  • Vivian Morris
  • Obeah
  • Ellis Williams
  • Conjure man
  • Vivian Morris
  • Ghost story
  • Dorothy West
  • People, places, and things
  • Amateur night at the Apollo
  • Visible men
  • Dorothy West
  • Almost made king
  • Vivian Morris
  • Cocktail party
  • Dorothy West
  • Cliff Webb and Billie Day
  • Frank Byrd
  • Matt Henson retires
  • Theodore Poston
  • Race Horse Row
  • Eddie's bar
  • Harlem Hospital
  • Vivian Morris
  • Angelo Herndon
  • Theodore Poston
  • Swing clubs
  • Vivian Morris
Control code
ocm41628154
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780380976645
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99033449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41628154
Label
A renaissance in Harlem : lost voices of an American community, edited by Lionel C. Bascom
Publication
Note
Compiled with manuscripts from the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, WPA Writer's Project Collection, 1936-1940
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Colonial Park
  • Sweet the monkey
  • The street
  • Ralph Ellison
  • My people
  • Ralph Ellison and Clarence Weinstock
  • Pluto
  • Dorothy West
  • Rent parties
  • Buffet flat
  • Introduction : history from the ground up
  • Slick Reynolds
  • Frank Byrd
  • Laundry workers ; Negro laundry workers
  • Vivian Morris
  • Pushcarts, Thursday girls, and other workers
  • Afternoon in a pushcart peddlers' colony
  • Frank Byrd
  • Street cries and criers
  • Frank Byrd and Terry Roth
  • Homey the vegetable man
  • Two Harlems
  • Frank Byrd
  • Kingfish
  • Marion Charles Hatch
  • Life in the Harlem markets
  • The Harlem market
  • Fatso the slickster, Pullman porters', and dining car folklore
  • Fatso's mistake
  • Chef Watkins's alibi
  • Chef Sampson's icebox
  • Frank Byrd
  • Minstrel show
  • West Indies
  • Ellis Williams
  • Worker's Alliance
  • Laundry worker's choir
  • Thursday girls
  • Slave market
  • Domestic Workers Union
  • Domestic price wars
  • Vivian Morris
  • Private life of Big Bess
  • Whites invade Harlem
  • Betty
  • Frank Byrd
  • Commercial enterprise
  • Dancing girls
  • Finger waves and Nu Life pomades
  • Vivian Morris
  • Uptown gods, kings, and other spiritual entities
  • God was happy
  • Vivian Morris
  • Peace in the kingdom
  • Levi Hurbert
  • Frank Byrd
  • Father Divine comes to Harlem
  • Levi Hurbert
  • Emancipation
  • Frank Byrd
  • Divine is Gawd
  • Herman Spector
  • Temple of Grace
  • Dorothy West
  • Deities and their Duesenbergs
  • Lost manuscripts
  • Holy and sanctified
  • Vivian Morris
  • Obeah
  • Ellis Williams
  • Conjure man
  • Vivian Morris
  • Ghost story
  • Dorothy West
  • People, places, and things
  • Amateur night at the Apollo
  • Visible men
  • Dorothy West
  • Almost made king
  • Vivian Morris
  • Cocktail party
  • Dorothy West
  • Cliff Webb and Billie Day
  • Frank Byrd
  • Matt Henson retires
  • Theodore Poston
  • Race Horse Row
  • Eddie's bar
  • Harlem Hospital
  • Vivian Morris
  • Angelo Herndon
  • Theodore Poston
  • Swing clubs
  • Vivian Morris
Control code
ocm41628154
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780380976645
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99033449
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41628154

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