Keith And Proctor’s Vaudeville Theatre in Harlem

Yes, that’s the Keith & Proctor’s Vaudeville Theater on 125th Street in the center of the postcard (one of the early owners before it became the Apollo Theatre) in the 1890’s … PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Harlem’s Florence Mills The “Queen Of Happiness,” Who Marked The Beginning Of The Harlem Renaissance, 1896 – 1927

Florence Mills, born Florence Winfrey; January 25, 1896 – November 1, 1927, this Harlem resident was billed as the “Queen of Happiness”, billed as a cabaret singer, dancer, and comedian – becoming the world first it girl! PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve…