Full-Text Images

This part of the archive aims to display select digitized images of Hurston's manuscript writings as currently preserved in various libraries.

As the archive develops, we hope to also display full-text images and excerpts from Hurston’s letters, autobiography, and various novels, short stories, and related writings.

The following images are courtesy of Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and used with the kind permission of The Zora Neale Hurston Trust & Victoria Sanders & Associates.


From There Eyes Were Watching God

Holograph manuscript.
Image ID 108962
Holograph manuscript
Image ID 1018963
Holograph manuscript
Image ID 1018964

From Dust Tracks on a Road

Holograph manuscript.
Title Page. Image ID
1030468
Holograph manuscript
Chapter entitled "Love"
Page 1 Image ID
1018972
Holograph manuscript
Chapter entitled "Love"
Page 4 Image ID
1018979
Holograph manuscript
Chapter entitled "Love"
Page 4v Image ID
1018980

From Mule Bone: A Comedy in Three Acts

Drafts, holograph and
mimeograph, corrected.
Page: Act I, prelim.
Image ID 1032749
Drafts, holograph and
mimeograph, corrected.
Page: Act I, Cover.
Image ID 1032788
Drafts, holograph and
mimeograph, corrected.
Page: Act 3, page 6.
Image ID 1032826