Langston Hughes in Lawrence

Langston Hughes in Lawrence

Photographs and Biographical Resources

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The great American poet who inspired the Harlem Renaissance spent most of his childhood (1902-1915) in Lawrence, Kansas. This biography includes 60 black and white photos of Lawrence locations connected to Hughes, along with maps and a family tree of known African, American Indian, and white ancestry.
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : Mammoth Publications, c2004.
ISBN: 9780976177333
0976177331
Branch Call Number: KC 818.5209 HUGHES L
Characteristics: 116 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Weso, T. F. Pecore (Thomas F. Pecore)

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"Youth" by Langston Hughes We have tomorrow Bright before us Like a flame. Yesterday A night-gone thing A sun-down name And dawn — today Broad arch above The road we came We march Americans together! We march! Langston Hughes made his mark at the forefront of Harlem Renaissance literature and became the first African-American writer to support himself fully with writing, a career spanning… (more)


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LPL_ShirleyB Sep 11, 2018

Discover more about Hughes’s childhood and the inspiring legacy of his diverse family heritage. Low and Weso reveal that his family included abolitionist leaders who supported John Brown and the end of slavery, and his ancestry included African-American, American Indian, and European roots.


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LPL_ShirleyB Sep 11, 2018

Discover more about Hughes’s childhood and the inspiring legacy of his diverse family heritage. Low and Weso reveal that his family included abolitionist leaders who supported John Brown and the end of slavery, and his ancestry included African-American, American Indian, and European roots.

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