Langston Hughes at Age 3 Digital History ID 2817|
Credit: Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Media type: photograph
Annotation: Many of the greatest works of the Harlem Renaissance sought to recover links with African and folk traditions. In "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," the poet Langston Hughes reaffirmed his ties to an African past: "I looked upon the Nile and raised the pyramids above it."
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