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Against the odds : the artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Amber Edwards; Joe Morton; New Jersey Network (Firm); Newark Museum.; PBS Home Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary telling of the struggle of Black visual artists in the 1920's and 1930's to show and sell their work. It describes the influence of the Harmon Foundation in creating an artistic home where Black visual artists flourished and developed a wide range of talent. Also included are items in the show which were curated by the Newark Museum to celebrate the work of the Harmon Foundation.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Amber Edwards; Joe Morton; New Jersey Network (Firm); Newark Museum.; PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 36303473
Notes: "AGOA-901."
Videocassette release of the 1994 television production.
Credits: Narrator, Joe Morton ; executive producer, Nila Aronow.
Performer(s): Narrator, Joe Morton.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Against the odds (Television program : 1994)
Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
Responsibility: production of New Jersey Network ; produced, written and directed by Amber Edwards.

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Documentary telling of the struggle of Black visual artists in the 1920's and 1930's to show and sell their work. It describes the influence of the Harmon Foundation in creating an artistic home where Black visual artists flourished and developed a wide range of talent. Also included are items in the show which were curated by the Newark Museum to celebrate the work of the Harmon Foundation.

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