The Great Importance Of The Harlem Renaissance Period

The growth of jazz music was one of the main features of the Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was one of the most important revivals of 20th century America. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

The Legendary Cotton Club In Harlem 1923 To 1935

The Cotton Club was a New York City nightclub from 1923 to 1940. It was located on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue (1923 to 1935), then briefly in midtown Theater District 1935-1940. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Owney “The Killer” Madden Owner Of Harlem’s Cotton Club, 1925-1931

Owen Vincent Madden, December 18, 1891 – April 24, 1965, known as Owney Madden and nicknamed “The Killer”, was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement in organized crime during Prohibition. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this…

Lewisohn Stadium, Harlem, New York, 1915 (video)

Lewisohn Stadium was an amphitheater and athletic facility built on the campus of the City College of New York in Harlem. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.

Dickie Wells Club, Harlem, New York, 1940-1950

Dickie Wells was called the Harlem Playboy, and his club originally built as a bowling alley Dickie Wells aka “Dickie’s club” (above left photograph) was meant to be an off shoot of his reputation at 162 West 133rd Street at Seventh Avenue, in Harlem, NY, 1940-1950. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of…

Fabulous Harlem Legend Leslie Uggams Named Emmy TV Legend (Video)

Tony and Emmy Award-winning star of stage and screen [easyazon_link identifier=”B000002Z3C” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Leslie Uggams[/easyazon_link] (Hallelujah, Baby! and The Leslie Uggams Show) has joined the ranks of Emmy TV Legend as a recent interviewee of the Archive of American Television. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images…

Harlem Born And Queens Boro President Helen M. Marshall Dies

The NY Times reports that Harlem’s Helen M. Marshall, a New York Democrat who was the first African-American to be elected Queens borough president, died on Saturday in California. She was 87. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…