In Celebration of National Week of the Young Child

diverse childrenJoin Assemblyman Keith Wright, Harlem Kids Travel Inc. and  Globalscope Inc., for a Community Conversation Early Years are Learning Years: Closing the Experience Gap. Continue Reading →

Mae West’s Harlem State Of Mind, 1930’s (video)

d6Harlem has always been a combination of high and low, from the 1920’s to the 1930’s Mae West made a name for herself on the Vaudeville circuit with plays as a connoisseur of Harlem culture. Continue Reading →

Harlem Shack, 5th Avenue And 140th Street, 1927

1927Harlem_140-St_smA different Harlem existed during the roaring twenties leading up to the Great Depression, like this Harlem Shack, on 5th Avenue and 140th Street, in 1927. Continue Reading →

133rd Street, Harlem, 1920’s (video)

Thirteen.org just took a trip to 133rd Street in Harlem for their City Concealed series, and below is their video on the early Jazz scene there. Continue Reading →

Keith And Proctor’s Vaudeville Theatre in Harlem

Yes, that’s the Keith & Proctor’s Vaudeville Theater on 125th Street in the center of the postcard (one of the early owners before it became the Apollo Theatre) in the 1890’s … Continue Reading →