Diverging paths

It has been about a week since we started looking at the life of Harry Burleigh, and I have learned much more than I expected over this short time. I was initially tasked with mapping Burleigh’s relationships in the context of the Harlem Renaissance, which is a...

Claire Croiza’s Delayed Appreciation

When I selected Claire Croiza (1882 – 1946) as my research figure, I knew nothing about her. She was the last figure on the list of candidate topics, with the word (singer) in parentheses after her name. A ten-second Google search and Wikipedia check-in informed me...