I'm working on a project and need backgound help with the following.
Can I have several bullet points related to the following -
- Advantages of living in Harlem in the 1920s
- List and description of famous neighborhoods in Harlem during the 1920s
- Famous inhabitants of Harlem during the 1920s
Bullets points and/or a short description will be good enough- I will fill in the details.
I was able to find information from scholarly sources addressing the topics listed. Please find several bullets, citations and source below.
"The 1920's saw a large migration to Harlem from the American South and the West Indies, as the now-legendary "Harlem Renaissance" attracted people and businesses in record numbers. It was during this time that Harlem cemented its status as the cultural center of black America."
"Harlem Renaissance" - By William R. Nash Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
? One sometimes sees the Harlem Renaissance used interchangeably with ''New Negro Renaissance.''
? The heyday of the Great Migration, the mass movement of African Americans from southern rural
homes into major northern cities, occurred during and immediately after World War I.
? New York City, which lacked heavy industry, was the main capital that migrants could define as cultural.
? Their cultural tourism led to significant relationships between black artists and whites.
? It also sustained nightclubs like the Cotton Club, a ...
The background on Harlem Renaissance is examined.