Amy Jacques Garvey beside bust of Marcus Garvey

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Title

Amy Jacques Garvey beside bust of Marcus Garvey

Description

Amy Jacques Garvey, the second wife of Marcus Garvey is seen in this photograph sitting in a chair. Beside her is bust of marcus Garvey sitting on a table. Amy Jacques Garvey was a pioneering journalist and activist. She travelled to New York in 1917 and soon after became involved with publishing of the Negro World newspaper in Harlem from its inception in August 1918.

Subject

Garvey, Amy Jacques; African American women; Political activists; Feminists; Women intellectuals; Garvey, Marcus, -1887-1940; Black nationalism

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0001931

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Amy Jacques Garvey beside bust of Marcus Garvey,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed December 2, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/269.