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James Weldon Johnson
(1871–1938)
American author and civil rights activist; leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance
James Weldon Johnson

Contents

WorksEdit

PoetryEdit

NovelsEdit

Non-fictionEdit

  • Native African Races and Culture (1927) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2023 (external scan)
  • Black Manhattan (1930) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2026 due to Renewal R205995

As editorEdit

  • The Book of American Negro Poetry (1922) (external scan)
  • The Book of American Negro Poetry, revised edition (1931) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2027 due to Renewal R228131


 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1938, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.