Lot 20 of 613:
1927 Alain Locke letter, "Father" of the Harlem Renaissance  

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Alain Locke letter, "Father" of the Harlem Renaissance, passion for “Negro artistic and cultural development”






Alain Locke. Autograph Letter Signed. Washington, D.C., November 14, 1927. 1pg. To Marion Colvin Deane, Hampton Institute, Virginia.

“…Certainly my hobby – The artistic and cultural development of the Negro is well worth prizing – and because of that the individuals who are helping it forward…” Howard University Professor Locke was the acknowledged “Father of the Harlem Renaissance” of the 1920s and ‘30s – both its “philosophical architect” and “ideological genius”.

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