Langston Hughes (1902-1967)

Langston Hughes was an American poet who was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. His writing often uses dialect and jazz rhythms to depict the urban experiences of African-American life. This photo was taken in 1936.

Date:
February 29, 1936
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
45.368
Photographer:
Carl Van Vechten
Height:
2777px
Width:
1882px
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