This Web site allows visitors to explore information about the Black Renaissance in Washington in the following format:
biographies of 26 important African-Americans in Washington's Black Renaissance;
A list of the harlem renaissance books available in the reference section at the Library's main branch and many of the neighborhood branches, that relate to this period;
links to other Web sites about the Harlem Renaissance, as well as DC's contributions to it;
a timeline, covering 1910-1937, of significant accomplishments of the era.
In addition, you can learn more about this site and its creation. You can also see the legacy of this Black Renaissance in artwork created by today's Washington artists.
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The Black Renaissance in Washington, D.C., 1920-1930s
http://www.dclibrary.org/blkren/ | last updated June 20, 2003