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2002 NPM Poster Photo Credits

2002 NPM poster Photographs

Photograph of Langston Hughes in fedora by Carl Van Vechten, with the permission of the Van Vechten Trust; photograph of Langston Hughes at typewriter by Marvin and Morgan Smith. All photographs courtesy of Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations.


Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. Langston Hughes Collection.

Langston Hughes Stamp

Stamp Design 2001 United States Postal Service. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved. Written authorization from the USPS is required to use, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or publicly display this image.


"To You" and "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" are reprinted with permission of the Langston Hughes Estate.

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