Notes on Culture from Tod Roulette

MAAP_PierreToussaint_Then_274A Saint from TriBeCa: Pierre Toussaint’s New York

Pierre Toussaint, a 23 year old slave, arrived in New York in 1797 a refugee from the revolution in Saint-Domingue. Continue Reading →

John James Audubon in central Harlem

j-j-audubonJohn James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon) (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Continue Reading →