Here are the results roughly the way it was reported, we start with The Militant reported that: On September 19th, 1960 Fidel Castro traveled to the United States to address Continue Reading →
Here is a rare video of remarks made by the then Democratic party presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy.
In 1960, Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in New York to visit the United Nations, angrily checked out of the Shelburne Hotel in a dispute with the management.
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 Continue Reading →
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
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 Continue Reading →
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.
A great photograph taken of John F. Kennedy Democratic nominee speaking at a rally in front of the historic Hotel Theresa on the southwest corner at 7th Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,) looking Continue Reading →
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