Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection
The largest African American history and literature collection in the Midwest, the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature at Woodson Regional Library documents the black experience with a strong focus on Chicago.
Digital CollectionsCollections from the Harsh Collection include:
- Chicago Renaissance
- African American community leaders, performers, artists, writers and activists on Chicago’s South Side, 1930-1950.
- Philip David Sang Collection
- The Philip David Sang Collection contains unpublished and published works and ephemera united by its focus on the struggle of Africans and African Americans through the Middle Passage to the Civil Rights movement.
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