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Harold Jackman

Harold Jackman (August 18, 1901 – July 8, 1961) was a British born teacher, model, and patron of the arts with emphasis on Black art and literature. Raised in Harlem, Jackman was known for his involvement in the Harlem Renaissance and his dedication to preserving African American cultural artifacts. He founded the Countee Cullen Memorial Collection at Atlanta University, and contributed to the James Weldon Johnson Collection of Yale University, the Literary Collection of Fisk University, and to the Schomburg Collection at the Harlem branch of the New York Public Library. He was also a co-founder of the Harlem Experimental Theater.
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