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HARLEM 1900-1929

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Scarce exhibit portfolio titled HARLEM 1900-1929: Spiritual Home of Black America published by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Folio, [50pp]. Original wraps, loose plates with two-page pamphlet and title on cover. Complete with fifty plates, all fine examples. Faint toning to title page, else fine. Held in matching slipcase. Slipcase with some wear to edges and faint toning.

In 1925, the Division of Negro Literature, History and Prints opened as a special collection of the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library to provide new materials to the changing community. One year later, with the addition of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg’s personal collection, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture was established. Schomburg provided over 5,000 books, 3,000 manuscripts, 2,000 etchings and paintings, and several thousand pamphlets to the center.

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New York


Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library


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