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Langston Hughes - American Poet and More: Photo Gallery

An "in progress" guide dedicated to resources related to the life and contributions of Lincoln University alum James Mercer Langston Hughes

Photo Gallery

photo showing Langston Hughes as a infant in mother's arms

Langston Hughes as a baby, held by his mother Caroline ("Carrie") Mercer Langston.

By Unknown author - Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University), Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons


photo of Langston Hughes in high school 1919-1920

Langston Hughes - High School 1919-1920

By Unknown author - Unknown source, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons


Langston Hughes, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, with right hand under chin

Langston Hughes by Winold Reiss

Winold Reiss, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


Langston Hughes interment cosmogram  at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Langston Hughes Interment - Cosmogram at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

hitormiss, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

photo of Langston Hughes' personal library collection

Langston Hughes' Personal Library Collection

Langston Hughes Memorial Library at Lincoln University, PA

photo of Langston Hughes' desk

Langston Hughes' Desk

Part of the personal library collection that was donated to 

Langston Hughes Memorial Library - Lincoln University, PA