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African-American Political Thought, 1890-1930 by Cary D. Wintz (Editor)
Includes papers, audio clips, images, definitions, descriptions, and primary sources of Garvey and the work he did with the UNIA.
This is a research project of UCLA's James S. Coleman African Studies Center.
These resources connected to the Ken Burns film can be a great help.
Jazz: a history of America's music by Geoffrey C. Ward; with preface by Ken Burns
Call Number: 781.6509 War
Publication Date: 2000
Companion to the Ken Burns documentary. Traces the history of jazz music from its origins in New Orleans through the twentieth century, and looks at the lives and contributions of some of the genre's greatest composers and performers.
The Jazz Age in France by Charles A. Riley II.
Call Number: 944.361 Ril
Publication Date: 2004
Presents a look artists, writers, musicians, and composers that called postwar France home in the 1920s, covering lesser known expatriates and well-know celebreties including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Josephine Baker, Cole Porter, Jean Coteau, Pablo Picasso, John Dos Passos, and more.
Developed for middle and high school audiences, this interactive timeline follows the development of this great American art form. Divided by decade, the timeline highlights events that helped shape jazz and illustrates the styles of each period through music and images.
A cultural and social history of the swing era, tracing the development of big band jazz from the 1920s through the early 1950s, and exploring the ways in which musicians, impresarios, critics, and audiences, both African-American and white, interacted to create meanings in the music.