Harry T. Burleigh

From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

 

Chapter 1: Hamilton Waters and the Struggle for Freedom and Education

 


 
Figure 1
 
  Figure 1: The Waters home with Lucinda Duncanson Waters—page 9—The Hamilton Waters home at 137 East Third Street in Erie, Pennsylvania, lot 2679. This was the Waters Burleigh Elmendorf home for three generations, until 1921, after Burleigh's brother Reginald died. By that time, all of the other surviving members of the family had left Erie. Photo courtesy of the Burleigh Family.  


 
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  Figure 2: The Waters home with Lucinda Duncanson Waters and Elizabeth Waters—page 9—Photo courtesy of the Burleigh Family.  


 
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  Figure 3: Burleigh revisits his Erie home when he returns to sing at Church of the Covenant on June 11, 1944—page 9. Photo of clipping courtesy of Johnny Johnson.  

 

 

 

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