Socialite Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt, The Oyster Bay Roosevelt In Harlem 1860 – 1894

Harlem’s Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt, February 28, 1860 – August 14, 1894, was an American socialite who lived at 313 West 102nd Street at Riverside Drive in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Pauli Murray, The First Black Woman To Be Ordained As An Episcopal Priest

Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, 1910–1985, was an American civil rights activist, women’s rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and author. Continue Reading →


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Harlemites At Hunter College’s Cocktail Reception

Photo-4---David-Dinkins,-Shyama-VenkateswarLast month, Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab hosted her annual summer cocktail reception. More than 400 guests attended the event which took place in the historic Roosevelt House on East 65th Street. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s ‘One Righteous Man’ By Arthur Browne

arthur browns bookAn early reader of this portrait of Samuel Jesse Battle harkened back to the Old Testament, verse three of Psalm 106: “Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!” Continue Reading →


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