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The Resource This was Harlem : a cultural portrait, 1900-1950, Jervis Anderson

This was Harlem : a cultural portrait, 1900-1950, Jervis Anderson

Label
This was Harlem : a cultural portrait, 1900-1950
Title
This was Harlem
Title remainder
a cultural portrait, 1900-1950
Statement of responsibility
Jervis Anderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronological account of early Harlem covering its literature, painting, music, clubs, churches, and individuals who played important roles in the community
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Jervis
Dewey number
974.7/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.68.H3
LC item number
A65 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
This was Harlem : a cultural portrait, 1900-1950, Jervis Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The road uptown. "Forgotten streets" ; Black Bohemia ; Social leadership ; Music and comedy ; Departures and arrivals ; A struggle for Harlem -- Shaping a Black metropolis. "The promised land" ; Style in ragtime ; The beauty business ; Harlem at sixteen ; Democracy and the flag ; Toward a Black theatre ; "Here comes my daddy now" ; Garvey : "poet and romancer" ; From ragtime to jazz -- High and handsome. "What a city!" ; "There won't be any more liquor" ; Streets of dreams ; The Saturday night function ; Around midnight ; Bye, bye, blackbird ; But what was Harlem? -- Life and letters. A tradition of the new ; Some writers ; A'Lelia Walker -- Hard times. The beat goes on ; Sunny gets blue ; The Lord will provide ; The Depression and the arts ; In the ring with Joe ; Another war, another time ; Harlem explodes ; The West Indians -- Style, class, and beyond. At the Savoy ; "Cool deal, McNeil" ; Seventh Avenue : the Great Black Way ; Society ; On Strivers Row and Sugar Hill ; The thrill is gone
  • The road uptown: "Forgotten streets" ; Black Bohemia ; Social leadership ; Music and comedy ; Departures and arrivals ; A struggle for Harlem -- Shaping a Black metropolis: "The promised land" ; Style in ragtime ; The beauty business ; Harlem at sixteen ; Democracy and the flag ; Toward a Black theatre ; "Here comes my daddy now" ; Garvey: "poet and romancer" ; From ragtime to jazz -- High and handsome: "What a city!" ; "There won't be any more liquor" ; Streets of dreams ; The Saturday night function ; Around midnight ; Bye, bye, blackbird ; But what was Harlem? -- Life and letters: A tradition of the new ; Some writers ; A'Lelia Walker -- Hard times: The beat goes on ; Sunny gets blue ; The Lord will provide ; The Depression and the arts ; In the ring with Joe ; Another war, another time ; Harlem explodes ; The West Indians -- Style, class, and beyond: At the Savoy ; "Cool deal, McNeil" ; Seventh Avenue: the Great Black Way ; Society ; On Strivers Row and Sugar Hill ; The thrill is gone
Control code
8032219
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 389 pages
Isbn
9780374276232
Lccn
81017474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)21245
Label
This was Harlem : a cultural portrait, 1900-1950, Jervis Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The road uptown. "Forgotten streets" ; Black Bohemia ; Social leadership ; Music and comedy ; Departures and arrivals ; A struggle for Harlem -- Shaping a Black metropolis. "The promised land" ; Style in ragtime ; The beauty business ; Harlem at sixteen ; Democracy and the flag ; Toward a Black theatre ; "Here comes my daddy now" ; Garvey : "poet and romancer" ; From ragtime to jazz -- High and handsome. "What a city!" ; "There won't be any more liquor" ; Streets of dreams ; The Saturday night function ; Around midnight ; Bye, bye, blackbird ; But what was Harlem? -- Life and letters. A tradition of the new ; Some writers ; A'Lelia Walker -- Hard times. The beat goes on ; Sunny gets blue ; The Lord will provide ; The Depression and the arts ; In the ring with Joe ; Another war, another time ; Harlem explodes ; The West Indians -- Style, class, and beyond. At the Savoy ; "Cool deal, McNeil" ; Seventh Avenue : the Great Black Way ; Society ; On Strivers Row and Sugar Hill ; The thrill is gone
  • The road uptown: "Forgotten streets" ; Black Bohemia ; Social leadership ; Music and comedy ; Departures and arrivals ; A struggle for Harlem -- Shaping a Black metropolis: "The promised land" ; Style in ragtime ; The beauty business ; Harlem at sixteen ; Democracy and the flag ; Toward a Black theatre ; "Here comes my daddy now" ; Garvey: "poet and romancer" ; From ragtime to jazz -- High and handsome: "What a city!" ; "There won't be any more liquor" ; Streets of dreams ; The Saturday night function ; Around midnight ; Bye, bye, blackbird ; But what was Harlem? -- Life and letters: A tradition of the new ; Some writers ; A'Lelia Walker -- Hard times: The beat goes on ; Sunny gets blue ; The Lord will provide ; The Depression and the arts ; In the ring with Joe ; Another war, another time ; Harlem explodes ; The West Indians -- Style, class, and beyond: At the Savoy ; "Cool deal, McNeil" ; Seventh Avenue: the Great Black Way ; Society ; On Strivers Row and Sugar Hill ; The thrill is gone
Control code
8032219
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 389 pages
Isbn
9780374276232
Lccn
81017474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)21245

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