President Harry S. Truman In Harlem, 1948-1952

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It’s 1948 in Harlem, where a large crowd hears an address by then Harry S. Truman as he campaigns in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

2125 Lexington Avenue In Harlem, 1913

ORIG 1913 PHOTO 2125 Lexington Harlem SUBWAY NYC New York City

A great photograph on a nice sunny day during construction of a East Harlem brownstone  at 2125 Lexington Avenue at 126th Street in Harlem, New York, 1913. Continue Reading →

El Barrio/East Harlem Residents Walking Tour (audio)

Recuerdos Del Barrio is an audio walking tour based off of memories from life long East Harlem Residents. Continue Reading →

The Columbia Trust Company, Harlem, 1930′s

index.phpThe Columbia Trust Company in Harlem at 151-153 West 125th Street at Lenox Avenue – Seventh Avenue, Harlem, New York, 1930′s. Continue Reading →

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson At Ticket Campaign In Harlem 1939

Robinson Bill - At ticket campaign with crowd in HarlemBill “Bojangles” Robinson is all kisses at a Ticket Campaign for the New York Worlds Fair, on 132nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Central Harlem, NY 1939 Continue Reading →

Souleo: The Politics of Preserving African-American Historic Sites

Hinchliffe Stadium_Courtesy of Duncan KendallBy Souleo

A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. Continue Reading →

Our Lady of Lourdes School, Harlem, 1914

the building with the statue is the Our Lady of Lourdes School at 468 West 143rd Street in New York circa 1914A statue stands in the center with American flags waving on each side a top of the Our Lady of Lourdes School at 468 West 143rd Street in Harlem, NY, in 1914. Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Marcus 100 Years Later– A Tribute To Harlem’s Own D.r Clarke

Marcus Mosiah Garvey -By Vinette K. Pryce

One hundred years after Jamaica’s Marcus Mosiah Garvey formed the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in his birth island, his legacy is being touted. Continue Reading →

Lexington Avenue East Harlem November 21st 1911

1911 PHOTO E III & Lexington HARLEM Hole SUBWAY NYC New York CityA great photograph taken on Lexington Avenue (not sure of the cross street) in East Harlem, New York, taken during the fall on November 21st,1911. Continue Reading →