Scrapbook of famed Harlem Renaissance diva Josephine Baker. Image from "Schomburg Center celebrates 90th anniversary with special display dedicated to black achievement" story by Ginger Adams Otis NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:10
Alain Leroy Locke became the first African American Rhodes Scholar after graduating from Harvard University in 1907. He was also very influential and helpful during the Harlem Renaissance. Dr. Locke was very close to Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Jean Toomer, and Rudolph Fisher.
Jacob Lawrence. Self-Portrait 1977. Jacob Lawrence (September 7, 1917 – June 9, 2000) was an American painter known for his portrayal of African-American life. Lawrence referred to his style as "dynamiccubism," though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.