A’Lelia Walker’s Grand Harlem Funeral: August 1931

By A’Lelia Bundles Eighty years ago this month on August 17, 1931–after a lovely day at the beach celebrating a friend’s birthday– A’Lelia Walker, my great-grandmother and namesake, died in Long Branch, Continue Reading →

Interview: A’lelia Bundles Great-Great-Grand Daughter Of Madam C. J. Walker

I’m sitting in my office, looking out at the trees. Although the air conditioner is on to cool the rest of the house (because it’s 90 degrees outside), I have Continue Reading →

Marion A. Daniels & Sons Funeral Home Harlem NY 1900 – 1940

The Marion A. Daniels and Sons Funeral Home, with three contiguous townhouses was located at 164 West 136th Street in Harlem, NY.