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Zora Neale Hurston. "Prentiss Taylor’s 1935 photo of Zora Neale Hurston performing the crow dance. Courtesy of Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library"

Extremely Silly Photos of Extremely Serious Writers

"Prentiss Taylor’s 1935 photo of Zora Neale Hurston performing the crow dance. Courtesy of Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library" Ms. Zora was fierce!

Zora Neale Hurston, outdoors, wearing overcoat, holding a hat and purse in her hand. Looking at the camera.

Zora Neale Hurston, outdoors, wearing overcoat, holding a hat and purse in her hand.

Zora Neale "Hurston became the most successful and most significant black woman writer of the first half of the 20th century. Over a career that spanned more than 30 years, she published four novels, two books of folklore, an autobiography, numerous short stories, and several essays, articles and plays."

Zora Neale Hurston is considered one of the pre-eminent writers of twentieth-century African-American literature. Hurston was closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance.

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston, from Flavorwire's Fascinating Photos of Famous Writers at Home"

One of my favorite authors...Ms Zora Neale Hurston. Prolific writer,speaker and I love her quote:  "Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.  Zora Neale Hurston

Folk writer and Anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. Hurston wrote four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays as a Harlem Renaissance writer. She is also best know for "Their Eyes Were Watching God" published in

Zora Neale Hurston, 1940 by Carl Van Vechten #photography #harlemrenaissance #jpwarreninteriors

Harlem in Color

studiomuseum: “The New Yorker highlights Carl Van Vechten’s timeless photographs of the African American experience in Harlem. Images: Top: Zora Neale Hurston, 1940 Row two: L: Leontyne Price, 1953 R:.

"Queen of Diamonds - Zora Neale Hurston" by Corina Dross

"Queen of Diamonds - Zora Neale Hurston" by Corina Dross Happy Birthday Zora Neale Hurston!

Zora Neale Hurston was a author. Lived from  (1891-1960). best known for the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. was one of the leading figures of the Harlem Renaissance. she was involved with the creative era in black society. She was a creator of good literature.

From a cottage on the shores of the Indian River, Zora Neale Hurston created some of her most memorable work. American Florida and Alabama folklorist, anthropologist, and author.

Writer and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston

17 Stunning Images of Black Women During the Harlem Renaissance Era