James Weldon Johnson Collection

Photographs and film stills used to illustrate the pioneering film magazine  Close Up (1927-1933), edited and published by writers and filmamkers Kenneth Macpherson, Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman), and H. D. (Hilda Doolittle).  A complete description of the collection can be found online: Close Up Magazine Photograph File YCAL MSS 337.
July 6, 2010
Manuscript drafts of  "Montage of a Dream Deferred" by Langston Hughes  (JWJ MSS 26 Langston Hughes Papers Finding Aid; additional images from the Langston Hughes Papers)
June 28, 2010
Tea with André Leon Talley, Editor-at-Large, Vogue magazine at Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 4:00 p.m.Co-Sponsored by Ezra Stiles College.
March 22, 2010
Scrapbook compiled by Hilary Todd, a student at Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (197 photographic prints, many identified with ink inscriptions, circa 1919-1923) JWJ MSS 51.
March 15, 2010
Grace Nail Johnson (Mrs. James Weldon Johnson), bridal photo in Panama 1910. (JWJ MSS 49)
February 24, 2010
Images from the Bonnie and Semoura Clark Black Vaudeville Collection (Call Number: JWJ MSS 15); for related images see "Ruckus! American Entertainments at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"
October 20, 2009


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