Harlem Renaissance

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Discipline:
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Subject:
American History
Grade:
9

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Harlem Renaissance

1912-1920

1894

1914-1915

1912

1902

1895-1905

1923-1931

1920

Bessie smith was born on April 15, in Chattanoga TN

Close towards birth, parents Carrie and James seperated

During youth, mother moved around. Really raised by grandma Mary who lived in Kansas

In about three years Bessie quits joins T.O.B.A

Bessie is hired by bros troupe at the age of 18

Aound this time this is when she began to take an intrest into to entertainment world

Marries first husband. Earl Love

During this time, Hughes was not alowed to live with either parent and he felt lonely

Bessie records her first songs with Columbia Records.

Harlem RenaissanceBy: Kaija Chalmus

James Mercer Langston Hughes was born on Febuary 1 in Joplin Missouri

As infant her father passed, then mother and two brothers passed at age 9

William Smith, and Laura Smith. Birth 7 other siblings

Bessie marries Jack Gee. A man she meets in Philidelphia after settling down.

Adopt Jack Jr. Wildly famous

Bessie and Jack divorce

Dies with serious injuries on September 26, 1937

Soon after his step-dad got a job in Cleveland, Ohio but Hughes stays to finish high school.

Hughes moves to now remarried mother and step-father to Lincolin, Illinois. After his gram passes

Boards S.S. Malone travels to West Africa and Europe.

Father started to come back into his life.

Enters into Columbia University.

Langston Hughes dies from surgical complications with Prostate cancer.

1967

Moves to Washinton D.C. and is disovered by Vachel Lindsay


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