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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967



  • Existence: 1902 February 1 - 1967 May 22


  • Males




Languages Used

  • English

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

2.1.21: "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been", 2007-2021, and undated


"A fictional account of the demons and dilemmas faced by Langston Hughes while attempting to write a poem on the night before his appearance before the Senate Permanent Sub-Committee on Investigations on Un-American Activities led by Senator Joseph McCarthy."

Dates: 2007-2021, and undated

b. "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been:" Stage and Post Productions, 2007-2008, 2012, 2021, and undated


"Are You Now or Have You Ever Been...presented at the Guthrie Theater's Dowling Studio in 2012 by Carlyle Brown and Company. It was directed by Noel Raymond, the scenic design was by Joseph Stanley, the costume design was by Clare Brauch, the lighting design was by Mike Wangen, the sound design was by C. Andrew Mayer, and the production stage manager was Lydia Bolder."

Dates: 2007-2008, 2012, 2021, and undated

Carlyle Brown papers

Identifier: AMN 1163
Abstract Carlyle Brown (May 6, 1945-) born in Charleston, South Carolina, and raised in New York City, is an award winning playwright/performer, curator and artistic director of Carlyle Brown and Company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is also the Founding Director of the Laughing Mirror Theatre, an experimental ensemble company devoted to the research and development of Black American theatrical forms in New York. For many years Brown was specialist in outdoor adventure-based education though...
Dates: 1800s-2010, and undated; Majority of material found in 1960s-2001

Photographic images, 1955, and undated

Scope and Contents

Holds 8 1/2 x 11 inch color images of scenes from the play. Includes image of Langston Hughes, "At home," circa 1955, and DVD (CD-R) labeled "PlayLabs Creative Cast."

Dates: 1955, and undated

John F. Potts Sr. papers

Identifier: AMN 1036
Abstract John Foster Potts, Sr. (1908-1998), African American educator and author, was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Leila Snead and John Moultrie Potts. Potts worked as a teacher and principal in numerous schools including Avery Institute, where he served until it closed in 1954. Potts married Muriel Logan and had five children.The collection includes material relating to Potts' personal and professional life. His biographical papers include an unpublished autobiography, as well as...
Dates: 1885-2005

John A. Zeigler, Jr. papers

Identifier: Mss 0125
Abstract The papers contain writings, biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life of John Asbury Zeigler, Jr., poet, music philanthropist, and co-owner of the Book Basement bookstore in Charleston, S.C. Materials relate to Zeigler’s education at the Citadel, and his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II in Yakutat, Alaska. The papers also cover Zeigler’s relationship with Edwin Peacock, their friendship with lithographer Prentiss Taylor and his partner Roderick...
Dates: 1755-2015