Rare Film Of “Harlem, New York City, In 1964” (Video Parts 1,2 And 3)

The videos is filmed on a snowy winter day with a panoply of little-known to legendary places, spaces, and faces throughout Harlem, New York. Become an Harlem World Insider – Continue Reading →

Sylvia “The Queen Of Soul Food” Woods, A Harlem Legend (video)

Sylvia Woods, February 2, 1926, she was a restaurateur who co-founded the landmark restaurant Sylvia’s in Harlem on Lenox Avenue (bet. 126th and 127th Streets, New York City with her Continue Reading →

Ron Walker Talks About Snookie’s Sugar Bowl In Harlem (video)

Harlem born Ron Walker talks to Harlem Cultural Archives about his father Snookie who owned Snookie’s Sugar Bowl a luncheonette in Harlem, New York during the 1950’s and 1960’s. Become an Continue Reading →

Afternoon Harlem Street Scene, New York, April 1943

Great black and white photograph of what seems like a quiet Harlem street scene taken during World War II, on a mid-day in April, New York, 1943. Become an Harlem World Insider Continue Reading →

Sylvia’s Tren’ness Woods-Black Talks Harlem’s Vibrant Future

At midafternoon on a cold late-winter day, Tren’ness Woods-Black is perched at a table at Sylvia’s  in Harlem, eating cornbread and sipping hot tea, and insisting that I order a sweet Continue Reading →