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.

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 →

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 →


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