Thursday, August 12, 2010

Power Plant, Harlem 1939

Power Plant, Harlem by Aaron Douglas in oil, 1939Power Plant, Harlem by Aaron Douglas in oil, 1939.

Aaron Douglas (May 26, 1899 – February 3, 1979) was an African American painter and a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Aaron Douglas has been called the father of African American art.
Creator(s): Harmon Foundation. Type(s) of Archival Materials: Photographs and other Graphic Materials. ARC Identifier 559058 / Local Identifier H-HN-DOU-8. Item from Collection H: Harmon Foundation Collection, 1922 - 1967

Contact(s): Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-3530; FAX: 301-837-3621; EMAIL:

Production Date(s): 1939. Part Of: Series: Artworks by Negro Artists, compiled 1922 - 1967.

Access Restriction(s): Unrestricted. Use Restriction(s): Unrestricted.

Specific Records Type(s): paintings. General Note(s): Oil. Original painting is in color. Variant Control Number(s): NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-200-HN-DOU-8. NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-H-HN-DOU-8. Select List Identifier: HARMON FOUNDATION #022.

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