Schomburg’s Live From Ada “Bricktop” Smith To Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong (Podcast)

Featuring Ada “Bricktop” Smith to Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, on the Schomburg Center for Research’s Live from the Reading Room: Correspondence is a podcast series that aims to share interesting and engaging letters written by or to key historical figures from the African Diaspora. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of…

Rare Louis Armstrong recording released (video)

Louis Armstrong was in Washington on January 29, 1971 to perform at the Inauguration against the advice of his doctors of then incoming National Press Club President Vernon Louviere, a fellow native of New Orleans. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this…

Civil Rights Lawyer Jack Greenberg’s Prints And Manuscripts Of African Americana For Sale At Swann Galleries

Swann Galleries’ on Thursday, March 24, 2022, sale Printed Manuscript & African Americana sale will feature important material, from slavery through the civil rights era and into the current period. 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.