Rare Film Of The ”Texas” At Grant’s Tomb Harlem By Thomas Edison, 1898 (Video)

Thomas Alva Edison, America’s greatest inventor filmed the Sampson’s Fleet from the New Jersey shore sailing pass Grant’s Tomb in West Harlem and 123rd Street. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Continue Reading →

Claremont Theatre And Restaurant In Edison Film Harlem, NY (video)

The photograph above shows the entrance to the Claremont Theatre on the southeast corner of 135th Street at 3320-3338 Broadway where Thomas Edison is showing Gertrude McCoy and Bigelow Cooper in Continue Reading →

Up Close With CC Minton: Rodney Keenan Milliner’s Castle To The Stars In Harlem

By CC Minton Harlem, known for its’ renaissance, is also popular for the arts, black culture, The Apollo Theater, and a plethora of fine restaurants. Become a Harlem insider – Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jokichi Takamine, First Biotech Engineer, Adrenaline And Nippon Club Founder

Jōkichi Takamine (高峰 譲吉 Takamine Jōkichi, November 3, 1854 – July 22, 1922) was a Japanese chemist. Takamine was born in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture, in November 1854. His father was a doctor; his mother a member of a Continue Reading →