Marcus Garvey, 1887-1940

Title

Marcus Garvey, 1887-1940

Description

This photograph is of Marcus Garvey, a Jamaican political leader, writer, and activist who was a strong proponent of Black Nationalism. Garvey has been credited with synthesizing previous strands of political, economic, and cultural Black Nationalism into an integrated ideology in the post-World War I era. This integrated version of Black Nationalism was then adopted by left-leaning activists in the civil rights era, including the Black Panther Party and other radical groups.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Unknown, "Marcus Garvey, 1887-1940," photograph, August 5, 1924, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, digital reproduction, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a03567 (accessed November 22, 2014).

Date

1924-08-05

Contributor

Rose Buchanan

Original Format

photograph

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Citation

Unknown, “Marcus Garvey, 1887-1940,” The State of History, accessed July 18, 2018, https://soh.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/33236.