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Harlem, New York 1934 : Pierre Verger - Candomble

Harlem, New York City 1934 Ave (Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd) Left side: Hotel Theresa or The Theresa Hotel

The Cotton Club | Harlem, New York

The Cotton Club was the most famous club in Harlem during the It featured jazz music from some of the top entertainers of the time. The most known being Louis Armstrong. The club didn't allow black patrons. Definitely a staple in the Harlem community

harlem kitchen

Vintage kitchen The Photo League: Harlem Document and Related Works Aaron Siskind: Harlem Lady in Kitchen, 1940

African American police officer in Harlem, New York, circa 1943. by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information (OWI).

Officer in Blue, Harlem, 1943 African American police officer in Harlem, New York, circa Photographer Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information (OWI).

Helen Ann Smith at Harlem House, Beale St, Memphis, TN, c. 1950. [autographed] photo by Ernest Withers. Harlem House diner was right next to the New Daisy theater.

Helen Ann Smith at Harlem House, Beale St, Memphis, TN, c. [autographed] photo by Ernest Withers. Harlem House diner was right next to the New Daisy theater.

The Savoy Ballroom | Harlem, New York Located in the heart of Harlem, the Savoy Ballroom was a popular dance venue from the late 1920s to the 1950s and many dances such as Lindy Hop became famous here. It was known downtown as the "Home of Happy Feet" but uptown, in Harlem, as "the Track". Unlike the 'whites only' policy of the Cotton Club, the Savoy Ballroom was integrated and whites and blacks danced together. Source: Wikipedia

Original caption: Savoy Ballroom, Harlem Landmark---A group of Afro-American people at the Savoy Ballroom, excited after night of dancing.

Harlem, 1938

Sol Prom (Solomon Fabricant) born Brooklyn, New York) Untitled (Dancing School) 1938 from Harlem Document, Gelatin silver print The Jewish Museum, New York

Langston Hughes in Harlem.

cartermagazine: “ Today In History ‘Langston Hughes founded the New Negro Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., on this date March (photo: Langston Hughes) - CARTER Magazine ”

A member of the famous Tuskegee Airman, and his proud father, Harlem NY 1943

My grandfather, a Tuskegee Airman, and his proud father

A member of the famous Tuskegee Airman, and his proud father, Harlem NY 1943