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This compelling sculpture, titled 'Lift Every Voice and Sing,' was designed by Harlem Renaissance artist Augusta Savage for the 1939 World's Fair. It stood 16 feet tall. A temporary installation, it was unfortunately destroyed after the close of the fair.

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Elizabeth Catlett (April 15, 1915 – April 2, 2012)

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Antique Sheet Music "Underneath the Harlem Moon"

The Harlem renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement for African Americans in new york. Black people were able to move the city during the war, and once there a talented community came together to create the Harlem Renaissance.

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Augusta Fells Savage (b.1892- d.1962) was an African-American sculptor associated w/ the Harlem Renaissance. Also a teacher. Her Studio was important to careers of a rising generation of artists who'd become nationally known. She worked for equal rights for African Americans in the arts. http://www.biography.com/people/augusta-savage-40495

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The women of the Gay Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance artists | The women of the Gay Harlem Renaissance | Welcome to Harlem's Blog

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