“The Waldorf of Harlem,” The Hotel Theresa, Harlem NY (video)

The Hotel Theresa, located at 2082-96 Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Boulevard between West 124th and 125th Streets in Harlem, NY, was, in the mid-20th century, a vibrant center of African American life in the area and the city. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that…

Adam Clayton Powell and Malcolm X In the Hotel Theresa

Adam Clayton Powell and Malcolm X in his office in the Hotel Theresa in central Harlem, 1960’s … become a fan of Harlem history at https://www.facebook.com/HarlemHiistory PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Mr. Wilson: 25 Years At The Hotel Theresa

Mr. Cedric “Mr.” Wilson, worked at the Hotel Theresa for 25 years as the building Manager. Harlem World Magazine spoke to Mr. Wilson a few months after his retirement about working at the historical location. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this…

The Hotel Olga, Race Retreat Of The Harlem Renaissance, 1920

In December, 1920, Ed H. Wilson opened a small hotel, the Hotel Olga (which was once called McAvoy’s Saloon), expressly for Harlem’s African-American clientele. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

The Legendary Muhammad Ali And Elijah Muhammad In Harlem, 1964 (Video)

Outtakes of Nation of Islam (NOI) rally, 369th Regiment Armory, 142nd Street and 8th Avenue, Harlem, N. Y., June 28, 1964, addressed by NOI leader Elijah Muhammad (formerly Poole) and heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali (formerly Cassius Clay). PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most…

Boxing Champ Sugar Ray Robinson In Harlem, NY 1957

A great photograph of the classy boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson saluting the adoring crowd after the Randolph Turpin fight on August 7th, Harlem, New York, 1951. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.