Library Resources















































The books listed below are available at LaGuardia’s Library with the exception of those marked with an asterisk (*). These can be obtained through CUNY’s Interlibrary Loan.

*Bearden, Romare, and Harry Henderson. Six Black Masters of American Art. Garden City, New York: Zenith, Doubleday, 1972.

Bennett, Lerone, Jr., Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America. New York: Viking/Penguin, 1991.

Dodson, Howard, Christopher Moore, and Roberta Yancy. The Black New Yorkers. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000.

Driskell, David. Harlem Renaissance: Art of Black Americans. New York: Abrams, 1994.

DuBois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk. New York: Penguin Books, 1993.

Franklin J., A. Moss, Jr. From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. New York: Penguin Books, 1993.

Frazier, Edward Franklin. The Negro Family in the U.S. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1966.

Gates Jr., Henry Louis, Nellie Y. McKay, Eds. The Norton Anthology of African American Literature. New York:  W.W. Norton & Company, 1997.

 *Ginzburg, Ralph. 100 Years of Lynchings. Baltimore, Maryland: Black Classics Press, 1962.

 *Henri, Florette. Black Migration: The Movement North, 1900-1920. New York: Anchor Books, 1975.

Hoopes, James. Oral History: An Introduction for Students: North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1979.

Huggins, Nathan Irvin. Harlem Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Huggins, Nathan, ed. Voices From the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

*Hughes, Langston, and Arna Bontemps, ed. The Book of Negro Folklore. New York: Dodd, Mean, 1958.

Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes Were Watching God. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1937.

Johnson, James Weldon. Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. New York: Dover Publications, 1995.

*Kellner, Bruce, ed. The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Dictionary for the Era. London: Routledge, 1984. New York: Methuen, 1987

Lemann, Nicholas: The Promised Land: The Great Migration and How It Changed America: New York: Random House, 1992.

Lewis, David Levering. When Harlem Was in Vogue. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.

Lewis, David Levering, ed. The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader. New York: Penguin Books, 1994.

Magill, Frank N. Masterpieces of African American Literature. New York: Harper Collins, 1992.

Powell, Richard J. Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.

Rampersad, Arnold, David Roessel, eds. The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998..

Southern, Eileen. The Music of Black Americans: A History. New York: W.W. Norton, 1971.

The Studio Museum of Harlem. Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America. New York: Harry N. Abrams Publishers, 1987.

Turner, Darwin T., ed. Black American Literature: Essays, Poetry , Fiction, Drama. New York: Charles E. Merrill, 1970.

 *Turner, Elizabeth Hutton, ed. Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series. Washington DC: The Rappahannock Press, 1993.

Washington, Booker T. Up From Slavery. New York: Penguin Books, 1986.

Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States. New York: Harper and Row: 1997