Photographer James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio In Harlem, New York 1940’s

A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio at 272 Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem, NY on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, Continue Reading →

Miss Suzie Porter, By James Van Der Zee, Harlem, NY 1915

A great image of Harlem resident Miss Suzie Porter at home by legendary Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee, in Harlem New York, 1915.

The “Napoleon Of The Manhattan Skyscraper Builders,” Charles V. Paterno, 1878 – 1946

Charles Vincent Paterno, born Canio Paternò, August 4, 1878 – May 30, 1946, was an Italian-born American real estate uptown and Harlem developer.

Legendary Harlemite Jennie Louise Van Der Zee “Madame E. Toussaint Welcome” 1885-1956

Madame E. Toussaint Welcome, born Jennie Louise Van Der Zee, January 10, 1885 – 1956, was an African-American visual artist associated with the Harlem Renaissances.


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