The Harlem Rowing club, Harlem River, 1911

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The Harlem Rowing Club was part of the New York Rowing Association (the “Association”) was founded by returning civil war veterans in Harlem around 1866. Continue Reading →

Will Harlem Hellfighter Get His Recognition?

sgt-henry-johnsonA hundred years after The Great War began, there’s still one U.S. veteran who’s fighting. He and his supporters are trying to win a war for recognition. Continue Reading →

Landmark Harlem Church in Limbo

BN-FO268_nychur_J_20141114155559For parishioners of the Roman Catholic Church of All Saints, the 135th anniversary Mass earlier this month had the feel of a festive family reunion. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Voices, A Neighborhood’s Stories Told

116thstreet_Lexington_1915Come hear the story of East Harlem told by current and former residents who lived, worked, or visited in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

110th Street And 5th Avenue, Harlem, NY 1919

110th Street and 5th Avenue  1919  Photo by Jacob Applebaum  From the Museum of the City of New York.

A surreal photograph looking north with Harlem Meer in Central Park behind the photographer on the corner of 5th Avenue at 110th Street, Harlem, New York, 1919. Continue Reading →

Columbia College Boathouse, Harlem, 1895

ColumbiaboathouseSide view of the (then) new Columbia College Boathouse, at 115th Street and the Hudson River, Harlem, New York, 1895. Continue Reading →

Book: Vintage Black Glamour By Nichelle Gainer

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Using rarely accessed photographic archives and private collections, inspired by her family history, Nichelle Gainer has unearthed a revealing treasure trove of historic photographs. Continue Reading →