A painter who detailed the experiences of the Great Migration north through art. One of the century’s greatest painters.
A Poet who blended or combine the experiences of African and American cultural roots
A jazz composer, bandleader, and pianist was born on April 29, 1899 in Washington D.C. He was recognized as one of the greats just composers and was awarded are countries high civilian honor, the presidential medal of freedom.
A jazz composer was born in one of the poorest sections of New Orleans on August 4, 1901. Trumpet solos and “scat” singing transformed the American music scene.
When in the late 1890s Chattanooga, Tennessee, was one of the greatest blue singers of The 1920s. She was the highest paid African-American entertainer in the country.
Was born on Wisconsin dairy farm on November 15, 1887. She is best known for her urban scenes and, later, paintings of the Southwest.
F Scott Fitzgerald
Was born in St. Paul, Minnesota September 24th, 1896. Novelist, he is known for his novels and short stories about America’s “Jazz age “during the 1920s.
As a novelist, he portrayed the strength of poor migrant workers during the 1930s.
Born on November 14th, 1900 in New York City. A composer who wrote a unique or new kind of American music.
Born on September 26, 1898 in New York to Russian immigrant parents. A composer who wrote a unique, or new kind of American music. In 1924, he did the jazz-influenced, “Rhapsody in blue. “