The Legendary Adelaide Louise Hall’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was a Harlem and UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Continue Reading →


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The Harlem Dispensary, A Pioneer In Servicing Harlem’s “Worthy Poor,” Harlem, NY, 1827 –

The rare photographs above and the one below are amazing wood engravings from the 1870s of the little-known Harlem Dispensary, during the 1820s. Continue Reading →


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The Harlem River Lift Bridge Carrying Trains From Harlem To The Hudson, 1847 –

The Harlem River Lift Bridge (also known as the Park Avenue Bridge) is a vertical lift bridge carrying the Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson Line, Harlem Line, and New Haven Line in 1841. Continue Reading →


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The Evening Telegram Bicycle Parade In Harlem, New York, 1896 (Photographs)

It’s an event that was the most elegant on a bicycle-style ride on the newly elegant Upper West Side, part celebration and community party for the city’s emerging leisure class. Continue Reading →


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The Gentrification Of Harlem

Harlem has a rich and storied history. It was here that the Harlem Renaissance gave new life to African American music, poetry, literature, dance, art, fashion, theatre, and politics. Continue Reading →


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The History Of The World’s First Modern Slot And Its Inventor

Today, Slots reign as the most popular game on online casino platforms. Continue Reading →


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Don’t Sleep, Check Out Our Harlem History Page On Facebook, No Excuse!

I know why you are here, you just want us for our content, nothing else! Continue Reading →


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