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3 edition of Cavalcade of the American Negro found in the catalog.

Cavalcade of the American Negro

Writers" Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois.

Cavalcade of the American Negro

by Writers" Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois.

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Published by Diamond Jubilee exposition authority in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Chicago (Ill.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by the workers of the Writers" program of the Work projects administration in the state of Illinois; frontispiece by Adrian Troy of the Illinois Art project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.6 .W92
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. incl. front.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6403387M
      LC Control Number40013298
      OCLC/WorldCa818246

        With James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk. Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds/10(1).   Exhibit visitors are invited to examine “Cavalcade of the American Negro,” a comprehensive book on the history of black Americans from to , and a catalogue with descriptions of the exposition’s exhibits.

      ANNE BETHEL SPENCER. C ultural importance. Anne Spencer was a poet, a civil rights activist, a teacher, librarian, wife and mother, and a gardener. More than thirty of her poems were published in her lifetime, making her an important figure of the black literary and cultural movement of the s—the Harlem Renaissance—and only the second African American . Aired – The Cavalcade of America featured events from American history, usually dramatizing the positive aspects of the nation’s past. Additionally, the show attempted to end criticism of its sponsor, the Du Pont Company. The corporation was viewed in a negative light because of profits made from producing gunpowder during World War I. Throughout the years, .

      Cavalcade; Negro American writing from to the present. Edited by Arthur P. Davis [and] Saunders Redding Houghton Mifflin Boston Australian/Harvard Citation. Davis, Arthur P. & Redding, J. Saunders. , Cavalcade; Negro American writing from to the present. The American Negro academy, Creator: Cromwell, John Wesley The book of America's Making Exposition. Photographic reproduction of the souvenir An examination of some of the early voyages of Hand-list of an exhibition of naval and other The United States of by: 9.


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