The following illustrations are discussed in Measuring the Harlem Renaissance by Michael Soto © 2016 University of Massachusetts Press. Illustrations with an asterisk (*) are reproduced in the book.

CHAPTER 1: MEASURE FOR MEASURE FOR MEASURE: THREE ERAS IN AMERICAN RACIAL CENSUS TAKING

Francis Bicknell Carpenter, First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Lincoln, 1864*

Courtesy U.S. Senate Collection

1920 Census Schedule Showing Entry on Jean Toomer

Census schedules available at https://archive.org

1930 Census Schedule Showing Entry on Jean Toomer

1910 Census Schedule Showing Entry on W.E.B. Du Bois

1930 Census Schedule Showing Entry on W.E.B. Du Bois

President Barack Obama Completes 2010 Census Form (March 20, 2010)

Courtesy U.S. Census Bureau

 

CHAPTER 2: HARLEM SOCIETY GAMES PEOPLE PLAY

Dust Jacket Front Flap, The Blacker the Berry (1929) by Wallace Thurman

Photograph courtesy George Koppelman, Cutured Oyster Books

Sex Ratios (males per 100 females) of Negro and White Population for Manhattan and for the United States, 1910-1930*

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

CHAPTER 3: HARLEM DIVERSITY: NATIONS WITHIN A NATION

Romare Bearden, The Block II (1972)

Courtesy the National Gallery of Art

Percentage Increase of Native and Foreign-born Negro Popoulation and White Foreign-born U.S. Population, 1900-1930*

Percentage of Manhattan Negroes by Nativity, 1900-1930

 

CHAPTER 4: HARLEM MODERNITY: INVENTING THE NEW NEGRO

Percentage Increase of New York Negro Population, Total U.S. Negro Population, and U.S. Total Population (All Races), 1900-1930

Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series (1941) on view at The Phillips Collection

Photograph © 2016 The Phillips Collection