A rare photograph of Lola Jackson (second from the right), “The First Female member” of the first Harlem “Negro Air Squadron in the world,” receiving an award from other Squadron members at the Roosevelt Field airport in Long Island, New York, on July 24th, 1935.
A photograph of members of the Harlem Air Squadron at the Roosevelt Field Airport in Long Island, New York, 1935.
Nuns of the New York Roman Catholic Archdiocese march in orderly lines through the streets of Harlem during a mass demonstration of support for civil rights workers in Selma, AL, 1965. Continue Reading →
James Reese Europe (22 February 1881 – 9 May 1919) was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer. Continue Reading →