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Schomburg: the man who built a library

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Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked. Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's life's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and bring to light the achievements of people of African descent through the ages. When Schomburg's collection became so big it began to overflow his house (and his wife threatened to mutiny), he turned to the New York Public Library, where he created and curated a collection that was the cornerstone of a new Negro Division. A century later, his groundbreaking collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world.
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9781536208979
9780763680466
9781094255200
076368046
9781520087283
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African American historians
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African Americans -- Biography
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Biographies
Book collectors
Book collectors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Children's audiobooks
Historians
Historians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Puerto Ricans
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History -- Juvenile literature
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, -- 1874-1938
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, -- 1874-1938 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Schomburg : the man who built a library
title_full Schomburg : the man who built a library / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Schomburg : the man who built a library [electronic resource] / Carole Boston Weatherford
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African American historians
African Americans
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Historians
Intellectual life
Puerto Ricans
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso