We found this great Silver gelatin photographic print on the NYPL Digital Collections site of a group portrait of beauty contestants from a contest sponsored by the Inter-state Tattler magazine.
The Savoy Ballroom was a large ballroom for music and public dancing located at 596 Lenox Avenue, between 140th and 141st Streets in Harlem, New York City.
The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce will celebrate 125 years of continued service to Harlem and the “Harlems of the World” with a celebratory gala on Saturday, February 25th at The City College of New York.
Clark Monroe’s Uptown House, sometimes shortened to Monroe’s Uptown House or simply Monroe’s, was a nightclub in the greatest community in the world Harlem, NY.
The Harlem Alhambra was a theater in Harlem, New York, built in 1905, that began as a vaudeville venue.
Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959, was a Harlem jazz singer and songwriter.
The Tattler Girls magazine was the Amsterdam News of its time during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920’s.
Some called The Tattler Girls magazine the Amsterdam News of its time during the Harlem Renaissance.
Lucius Venable “Lucky” Millinder, August 8, 1910 – September 28, 1966, was a Harlem rhythm-and-blues and swing bandleader.
Ruby Bailey was born in Bermuda in 1905 and arrived in the United States in 1912 with her mother and sister. She lived in Harlem until her death in 2003 at the age of 97.
Harlem‘s Wynonie Harris, August 24, 1915 – June 14, 1969, was a blues shouter and rhythm-and-blues singer of upbeat songs, featuring humorous, often ribald lyrics and inspiration to Elvis Presley.
Over the years, Harlem, a neighborhood in Manhattan, has undergone a transition that photographer Dawoud Bey best captures.
William Henry “Chick” Webb, February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939, was an American jazz and swing music drummer and bandleader.
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.
Lenox Avenue – also named Malcolm X Boulevard; both names are officially recognized – is the primary north-south route through Harlem, NY.