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S: Harlem Renaissance Museum

BC: HARLEM RENAISSANCE

FC: HARLEM RENAISSANCE MUSEUM Curator: NIA SIMON

1: Citation Page | http://speakartloud.wordpress.com/2011/02/18/the-harlem-renaissance-%E2%80%93-america%E2%80%99s-art-and-history/ http://mixonenglish11.wikispaces.com/ http://www.louisarmstronghouse.org/timeline/time_1910.htm http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/28/movies/28louis.html http://blog.theeyegame.com/2010/07/07/the-market-street-railway/ http://www.learntopianoonline.com/piano-sheet-music/What-A-Wonderful-World-by-Louis-Armstrong.html http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/collections/jazz.aspx http://www.louisarmstronghouse.org/about/overview.php http://www.askart.com/AskART/interest/black_american_artists_1.aspx?id=33 http://fineartamerica.com/featured/tribute-to-jacob-lawrence-otis-stanley.html

2: The Harlem Renaissance was a period in time when African American expressed themselves through Art, Music, and Literature. It took place in Harlem, where the rate of African Americans was growing rapidly. Before the Harlem Renaissance, African Americans did not have the freedom or control to do any of this. The Harlem Renaissance began in 1919. | Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance

4: Renaissance Contributer Louis Armstrong: Early Life | On August 4, 1901, Lewis Armstrong was born to a poor black family in a poverty-endorsed neighborhood in New Orleans known as the "Battlefield". Armstrong's father abandoned his family during his early years. He spent most of his time with hos Grandmother, whom he called "Mama Lucy". Despite his rough childhood, Armstrong still went on the learn to play the Trumpet. Louis Armstrong changed the way all races viewed African American cultures and music.

5: 1911 | 1962

6: The Works of Louis Armstrong | "I Got Rhythm" was one of the most well known songs by Armstrong. This song has a joyfully upbeat melody, and features mainly trumpet. This song was composed in 1966.

7: "What A Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong was named the best song of 1968. | This is the famous cornet(trumpet) that Louis Armstrong played in all of his songs. When Armstrong retired, he sold his trumpet, and it is currently being displayed at The Louis Armstrong House Museum in New York City.

8: he Legacy of the | The Harlem Renaissance left a strong title for Harlem, New York. Harlem is now known for its large population of African Americans and its diverse cultures and expressions. Because of the Harlem Renaissance, African American people were able to express themselves for the first time.This has lead to major events in our present, like the first African American President of the United Stated! It will always be known as the period in time where former slaves were able to be free, and the beginning of the road to less discrimination in our country. Ultimately, although African American obviously benefited the most from the Harlem Renaissance, other races and cultures began to realize that people from other backgrounds were good for something and had talent.

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