African-American

Sweet flypaper of life

DeCarava, Ray and Hughes, Langston Sweet flypaper of life illustrates with picture and with dialog, the positive side of life in Harlem. Though times were difficult, Harlem was not without beauty. Family, friendship, and religion were areas of strength, Roy DeCarava captures these moments of intimacy and warmth in his photographs of Harlem. Langston Hughes details a less known side of people and everyday life in Harlem.


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"Best Clothes"

"Any Window"

"Father and child"

"Chick's Girl"

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