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Harlem On My Mind: Cultural Capital Of Black America, 1900-1968. Published in 1968 as the exhibition catalog for the Harlem On My Mind show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the first exhibition at the Met dedicated to black culture. A wealth of black and white photographs from the rich history of Harlem in the 20th century, as well as newspaper articles tracing the course of the neighborhood's development into an epicenter of black excellence. Designed famed 60s graphic design, Herb Lubalin, known today primarily for his designs for magazines Eros and Avant Garde. Includes an original apology letter from the then director of The Met, Thomas Hoving, for anti-Semitic undertones in the introductory essay by high school student Candice Van Ellison.


255 pgs, measures approx. 11" H x 8.6" W x 0.5" D. Softcover. Good condition - some light wear to covers and edges, toning to pages, marks inside cover from where Hoving's letter was paper-clipped in. See images for reference, and feel free to email for more information.

Harlem On My Mind: Cultural Capital Of Black America, 1900-1968. Published 1969.

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