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Poet Annie Bethel Spencer was an American poet and active participant in the New Negro Movement and Harlem Renaissance period. Mrs. Spencer was the first Virginian and first African-American to have her poetry included in the Norton Anthology of American Poetry

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Annie Bethel Spencer was an American poet and active participant in the New Negro Movement and Harlem Renaissance period. Anne was the first Virginian and first African-American to have her poetry included in the Norton Anthology of American Poetry. Women In History, Black History, Harlem Renaissance Writers, Norton Anthology, Black Poets, American Poetry, American Story, African Diaspora, Queen

Annie Bethel Spencer (better known as Anne Spencer) (February 6, 1882, Henry County, Virginia – July 27, 1975, Lynchburg, Virginia) was an American poet and active participant in the New Negro Movement and Harlem Renaissance period.

Anne Spencer House in Lynchburg, VA - a famous poet, teacher, and civil rights leader with a beautifully preserved house and garden that helps visitors appreciate her legacy British Poetry, American Poetry, Norton Anthology, Spencer House, Famous Poets, Harlem Renaissance, Historic Homes, House Tours, French Country

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Anne Spencer House & Garden - Lynchburg, Virginia. Internationally acclaimed poet who was part of the Harlem Renaissance, Anne Spencer was the only black woman and the only Virginian included in the Norton Anthology of Modern American and British Poetry. On grounds is Spencer's writing cottage "Edan Kraal."

Celebrating and documenting the creativity of Asian, Black, Latina, and Native women, VG is one of the internet's most comprehensive and well-respected academic databases for women artists of color. Post Poetry, Ap Art History 250, Norton Anthology, Kara Walker, American Poetry, Content Area, University Of Minnesota, Writing Poetry, Gap Women

Voices From the Gaps: Celebrating and documenting the creativity of Asian, Black, Latina, and Native women, VG is one of the internet's most comprehensive and well-respected academic databases for women artists of color

Of the many heralded poets and writers of the fabled Harlem Anne Spencer, often forgotten poet of the Harlem Renaissance story by Herb Boyd Countee Cullen, Norton Anthology, British Poets, Zora Neale Hurston, American Poetry, Harlem Renaissance, Husband Wife, Great Friends, Herb

Anne Spencer, often forgotten poet of the Harlem Renaissance

Of the many heralded poets and writers of the fabled Harlem Renaissance, Anne Spencer is among the least known.

Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer and her husband Edward, shown here with two of their grandchildren in 1940, were a design team. Anne designed her garden and Edward constructed it to provide her with a sanctuary to write her poetry and to entertain such distinguished African-American scholars, artists, and political leaders such as Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and James Weldon Johnson. (Photo: Courtesy of Jane Baber White, Archives of the Southern Memorial Association.) Harlem Renaissance Poets, James Weldon Johnson, Norton Anthology, American Poetry, University Of Virginia, Political Leaders, Award Winner, Warwick House, Evolution

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Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer and her husband Edward, shown here with two of their grandchildren in 1940, were a design team. Anne designed her garden and Edward constructed it to provide her with a sanctuary to write her poetry and to entertain such distinguished African-American scholars, artists, and political leaders such as Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and James Weldon Johnson. (Photo: Courtesy of Jane Baber White, Archives of the Southern Memorial Association.)

Anne Spencer in her garden. I would love to visit the house/garden in VA one of these days. Norton Anthology, American Poetry, Harlem Renaissance, Maryland, Virginia, Garden Ideas, Funny Quotes, Gardens, House

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Anne Spencer in her garden. I would love to visit the house/garden in VA one of these days.

Poet Anne Spencer's special 'spot' in her garden cottage, where she wrote her wonderful poetry. Norton Anthology, American Poetry, Harlem Renaissance, Garden Cottage, Museums, You And I, The Twenties, Study, Key

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Once the world was young For I was twenty and very old And you and I knew all the answers What the day was, how the hours would turn One dial was there to see Now the world is old and I am still young For the young know nothing, nothing

Poet Anne Spencer's gardening tools and boots in front of her little cottage. Norton Anthology, Spencer House, American Poetry, Garden Tools, Places To Visit, Patio, Farming, Homestead, Outdoor Decor

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Poet Anne Spencer's gardening tools and boots in front of her little cottage.

One unique feature of the garden is its synthesis of high art design and recycled architectural fragments. This column and Gothic screen, salvaged from demolished residences in Lynchburg, adorn Anne Spencer's garden study. (Photo: Reuben M. Norton Anthology, American Poetry, Harlem Renaissance, High Art, Wabi Sabi, French Country, Tiny House, Minimalism, Pergola

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One unique feature of the garden is its synthesis of high art design and recycled architectural fragments. This column and Gothic screen, salvaged from demolished residences in Lynchburg, adorn Anne Spencer's garden study. (Photo: Reuben M. Rainey.)