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Title Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance librarian / Ethelene Whitmire.
Author Whitmire, Ethelene, 1968-
Publication Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
Description 1 online resource (xi, 147 pages) : illustrations
Call # eBOOK
Summary "The first African American to head a branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL), Regina Andrews led an extraordinary life. Allied with W.E.B. Du Bois, she fought for promotion and equal pay against entrenched sexism and racism. Andrews also played a key role in the Harlem Renaissance, supporting writers and intellectuals with dedicated workspace at her 135th Street Branch Library. After hours she cohosted a legendary salon that drew the likes of Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston. Her work as an actress and playwright helped established the Harlem Experimental Theater. Ethelene Whitmire's new biography offers the first full-length portrait of Andrews' activism, engagement with the arts of the Harlem Renaissance, and work with the NYPL"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chicago : the beginning -- Normal, Illinois, Chicago, Wilberforce and Chicago Public Library -- Harlem Renaissance women and 580 St. Nicholas Avenue -- Marriage -- The Harlem Experimental Theatre -- The New York Public Library -- International flights -- Mahopac, New York : endings.
Note Print version record.
Subject Andrews, Regina.
New York Public Library. 135th Street Branch -- Biography.
Andrews, Regina. (OCoLC)fst01923433
New York Public Library. 135th Street Branch. (OCoLC)fst00562345
Library directors -- United States -- Biography.
African American women librarians -- Biography.
Harlem Renaissance.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life.
African American theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Discrimination in employment.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
African American theater. (OCoLC)fst00799418
African American women librarians. (OCoLC)fst01746275
African Americans -- Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00799627
Discrimination in employment. (OCoLC)fst00895050
Harlem Renaissance. (OCoLC)fst00951467
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Library directors. (OCoLC)fst00997709
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
New York (State) -- New York -- Harlem. (OCoLC)fst01312318
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Whitmire, Ethelene, 1968- Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance librarian 9780252038501 (DLC) 2013039074 (OCoLC)861676496
ISBN 9780252096419 (electronic bk.)
025209641X (electronic bk.)

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