General Daniel Edgar Sickles In Harlem And More Harper’s Weekly, 1861 (Civil War Print)

civil-war-harlem1In the 1850s, General Daniel Edgar Sickles had received a commission in the 12th Regiment of the New York National Guard, had attained the rank of major, and spent allot of time in Harlem, visiting his brother John Sickles who lived on “123rd Street, Northside just west of Second Avenue,” giving speeches and organizing in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Thomas “The Father of the American Cartoon” Nast, 1840-1902

Thomas-Nast-photoThomas Nast (September 27, 1840 – December 7, 1902) was a German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist considered to be the “Father of the American Cartoon” lived in Harlem, New York.

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