The African American photographer James L. Allen (1907-1977) created this image of a black woman cradling a black infant in her arms during the 1930s (Fig. 1). Allen operated a studio in Harlem between 1926 and 1943 producing artistic and commercial photographs.1 During the Harlem Renaissance, mother and child portraits and figure studies were especially
What is Harlem Renaissance 100?
HARLEM RENAISSANCE 100: A Community Celebration, 2018 – 2020 is a community wide celebration marking the landmark 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance.
The mission of HARLEM RENAISSANCE 100 is to celebrate and empower Harlem and its communities....