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  • Collection: LGBTQ+ Pride Month collection

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An early draft of Another Country by James Baldwin

Mr. Owen Dodson Dep't. of Drama Howard University,Washington, D.C.U.S.A.
Letter from James Baldwin to Owen Dodson

Langston Hughes seated backwards on chair smoking a cigarette in front of his desk and typewriter
Langston Hughes seated backwards on chair smoking a cigarette in front of his desk and typewriter

Langston Hughes seated in chair smoking while writing in a notepad using another chair as a desk
Langston Hughes seated in chair smoking while writing in a notepad using another chair as a desk

Josephine Baker stands between Harold Jackman and Noble Sissle
Josephine Baker stands between Harold Jackman and Noble Sissle; written on verso: JOSEPHINE BAKER purchasing the first ticket to the Negro Actors Guild 2nd Annual Benefit and Breakfast Dance (Savoy, April 6th) from HAROLD JACKMAN, Chairman of the…

Alberta Hunter headshot, signed "All my love to my darling "Harold" Sincerely, Alberta
Alberta Hunter headshot, signed "All my love to my darling "Harold" Sincerely, Alberta

Claude McKay, author of "Banjoy" and "Home to Harlem," whose new novel, "Banana Bottom," will be published by Harper & Brothers on March 29th, has been living in Spain and Morocco for the last three years. The background of his novel is the island of Jamaica, British West Indies, where Mr. McKay was born
Claude McKay, author of "Banjoy" and "Home to Harlem," whose new novel, "Banana Bottom," will be published by Harper & Brothers on March 29th, has been living in Spain and Morocco for the last three years. The background of his novel is the island of…

Claude McKay, signed "To my friend Harold Jackman Sincerely Claude McKay"
Claude McKay, signed "To my friend Harold Jackman Sincerely Claude McKay"

Bessie Smith in 1923, the year of her first record, which sold 780,000 copies in six months. It earned her only $125, but it established her as the leading blues singer. From BESSIE SMITH: EMPRESS OF THE BLUES (Schirmer Books/Frank Music, April 15).
Bessie Smith in 1923, the year of her first record, which sold 780,000 copies in six months. It earned her only $125, but it established her as the leading blues singer. From BESSIE SMITH: EMPRESS OF THE BLUES (Schirmer Books/Frank Music, April 15).

Wallace Thurman
Wallace Thurman
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