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Chasan, Will (fl. 1947) "American Mercury" [June 1947]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.281 Author/Creator: Chasan, Will (fl. 1947) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1963 Pagination: 56 p. ; 21.7 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of "The American Mercury" dated June 1947. Pencil notation on the cover reads, "P 706 Harlem's Aristocracy by Will Chasan." This essay is the only content of the publication. Article pertains to the history of the neighbhorhood, Sugar Hill in Harlem. This was the residence for many African American writers, poets, musicians, and NAACP leaders. Cover illustration is of Chiang Kai-Shek.

People: Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt, 1868-1963
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
Chasan, Will, fl. 1947

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PresidentWhite HouseFirst LadyVice PresidentPoliticiansWashington, D.C.Assassinations

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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