These cards, collected by Langston Hughes and held with his papers in Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, advertised “rent parties” to be held in Harlem in the 1940s and 1950s.

Langston Hughes' Collection of Harlem Rent Party Advertisements

These cards, collected by Langston Hughes and held with his papers in Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, advertised “rent parties” to be held in Harlem in the 1940s and 1950s.

1920s Party Theme | Art Deco Party Props | Roaring Twenties Party Ideas: Black Carpet Walkway (Carpet, 6xStands, 4xRopes)

1920s Party Theme | Art Deco Party Props | Roaring Twenties Party Ideas: Black Carpet Walkway (Carpet, 6xStands, 4xRopes)

Rent parties: Langston Hughes' collection of rent party cards (PHOTO).

Langston Hughes' Collection of Harlem Rent Party Advertisements

Miami Jazz Cooperative's Rent Party Mondays Continue at the Open Stage Club in Coral Gables, Florida w/ the best in #Jazz w/ Russ Spiegel, Dan Montgomery, Jamie Ousley & Samm and a Piano Summit this month!.

Miami Jazz Cooperative's Rent Party Mondays Continue at the Open Stage Club in Coral Gables, Florida w/ the best in #Jazz w/ Russ Spiegel, Dan Montgomery, Jamie Ousley & Samm and a Piano Summit this month!.

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