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! Continue Reading →
In the July 1868 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, a poet named Charles Dawson Shanly, 1811-1875 wrote an article about traveling the road along the Hudson River, in which he described the upper Manhattan countryside. Continue Reading →
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