The Famous Lenox Oval In Harlem NY 1911-1930’s

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The Lenox Oval at Lenox Avenue and 145th Street was the play field where many a sport was played from soccer with the New York Soccer Leaque, like the St. George’s, I. R. T. Strollers to Negro Leaque baseball, like the Lincoln Stars, Lincoln Giants, etc., was played in Harlem, New York frm 1911 to 1930. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Apartment Building Hit By Two-Alarm Fire

harlem-fireA two-alarm fire damaged a building in Harlem Monday Memorial Day morning.

The fire started around 6:30 a.m. on the first floor of an apartment building near the intersection of 145th Street and 7th Avenue. Continue Reading →


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‘Ladies Day Rowing’ On The Harlem River NY 1905

Ladies-Day-Rowing-on-the-Harlem-River-circa-1905-photo-UPI-900x721At the end of the 1800’s, rowing clubs of Harlem, New York City, Long Island and Hoboken would hold regattas and invited women to participate in the rowing races, Continue Reading →


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