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The Jazz Age
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author- "Home to Harlem"
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Rhapsody in Blue
Well known Harlem jazz club that attracted some of the best jazz musicians
music combining a verety of musical styles; originated with African American musicians in New Orleans and gained national popularity in 20's
music that grew out of slave music and religious spirituals
known for her song, "Down Hearted Blues"; sold more than 500,000 copies in 1923
New Orleans jazz musician
was a cornetist and pianist
most famous jazz musician of the era
African American poet that wrote, "I, too"
period of great African American artistic accomplishments that began in the 1920's in the Harlem neighborhood of N.Y. City
praised for his role in "Emperor Jones"
African American actress known for her role in "Deep River"
James Weldon Johnson
Published "The Book of American Negro Poetry"
wrote "A farewell to Arms"
a group of writers whose works reflected the horrors of death and destruction of WW1 and critized consumerism and superficiality of post war society
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Wrote "Great Gatsby" (1925) and "This Side of Paradise")1920)
helped popularize photography; photographed people, airplanes, skyscrapers, and crowded streets
One member of the big three (los tres grandes); mexican muralist the focused his work on workers' problems and industrial development in America (Detroit Industry)
wrote "Main Street" and "Babbit"
painted "Manhattan Bridge Loop" and "Early Sunday Morning"