Writer Langston Hughes, who spent a dozen years in Lawrence as a child, will be honored in coming weeks at the Langston Hughes Centennial Celebration. Scholars, artists, actors and writers from around the globe will gather in Lawrence to discuss Hughes' continuing legacy. This photograph, which belongs to the Kansas University Archives, shows Hughes in midlife in New York City.


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