Sincerely, Harlem

Julys' Post Cards


Alain Locke: 

Alain Leroy Locke was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Distinguished as the first African-American Rhodes Scholar in 1907, Locke was the philosophical architect —the acknowledged "Dean"— of the Harlem Renaissance.

W.E.B. DuBois: 

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor.

Countee Cullen: 

Countee Cullen was an American poet, novelist, children's writer, and playwright, particularly well known during the Harlem Renaissance.


This image is from Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro the issue was illustrated by Reiss, It's in the section “Harlem Types,” a three-page spread devoted to portraits of a range of subjects, includes text by Locke. This gent is Congo. 

(these are all hand done please allow 7-10 days to arrive) 

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