James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio, Harlem, 1940′s

VanDerZeeStudio125A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s studio located on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, in the 1940′s.  Continue Reading →

Palm Cafe, 1950 in Harlem

The Palm Cafe at 209 West 125th Street. The palm was a one of the most well known jazz establishment in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

Bill “Bojangles” RobinsonBill “Bojangles” Robinson (May 25, 1878November 25, 1949) was a pioneer and pre-eminent African-American tap dance performer.Childhood. Continue Reading →