Bloomingdale Insane Asylum, Harlem, NY 1821–1889

The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum, 1821–1889, was a private hospital for the care of the mentally ill that was founded by New York Hospital in Harlem, NY. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made…

Columbia University, Harlem, 1905

A view northwest from the corner of West 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.  This photo, taken in 1905, shows the University not long after its move to Morningside Heights from its Midtown campus. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader,…