Lift every voice and sing.
- Lift every voice and sing.
- Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962, artist
- Small-scale reproduction of Augusta Savage's plaster sculpture "Lift Every Voice and Sing" designed for and displayed at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The cast metal souvenir is lettered on the front "Life Every Voice and Sing" and on the back at the base, "Worlds Fair 1939." It bears a paper label on the underside of its base: "Reproduction of a Work of Art Created by Augusta Savage, 'Lift Every Voice and Sing,' now on exhibit at the New York World's Fair. Augusta Savage Studios, Inc. 143 West 125th Street, New York, N.Y."
Augusta Savage (1892-1962), African American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance.
Gift of Grace Nail Johnson, 1970.
Label in English.
Title from paper label.
- 1 sculpture : metal ; 27 x 25.5 x 10 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- JWJ MSS 136 (Art)
- Collection/Other Creator
- Savage, Augusta
- Collection Note
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- Augusta Savage, Lift Every Voice and Sing. James Weldon Johnson Collection in the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
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