Harlem Renaissance Map and Poster Guide

Ephemera Press has a really nice series of CultureMap illustrated map-poster-guides, including this Harlem Renaissance Map and Poster Guide which covers the rich art and cultural history of Harlem, New York.

Harlem Renaissance Map

You’ll recognize some of the homes, nightclubs, churches and other sites associated with Harlem’s writers, artists, musicians, thinkers, and political leaders of the past as illustrated by artist Tony Millionaire. The Harlem Renaissance  Map and Poster Guide also includes a walking-tour and information of Harlem’s historic sites.

Some of the people and places found in the Harlem Renaissance Map and Poster Guide include the following:

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Langston Hughes

Zora Neale Hurston

Alvin Ailey

Marian Anderson

The Apollo Theater

James Baldwin

Romare Bearden

The Cotton Club

W.E.B. DuBois

Duke Ellington

Ralph Ellison

Marcus Garvey

Althea Gibson

Dizzy Gillespie

Billie Holiday

Thurgood Marshall

Malcolm X

Minton’s Playhouse

Paul Robeson

The Savoy

James Van Der Zee

Mary Lou Williams