009008_banner.jpg

Collage of images of figures and events of the Harlem Renaissance. Louis Armstrong plays trumpet in a photo of Swingin the Dream, comedian Moms Mabley, an actor in costume for the voodoo Macbeth  directed by Orson Welles, actor and director Rose McClendon

(L to R) Swingin' the Dream, 1939; Moms Mabley; From Macbeth, 1936 (Courtesy New York Public Library); Rose McClendon, 1936 (Courtesy Library of Congress American Memory Collection); Outside the Lafayette Theater on the opening night of Macbeth, 1936 (Courtesy Library of Congress American Memory Collection).