The Infamous New York Female Giants Baseball Team At The Lenox Oval In Harlem, 1913

In 1913, the first game with the New York Female Giants baseball team took place on the legendary Lenox Oval, at the northwest corner of Lenox Avenue and 145th Street in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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The Hotel Olga, Race Retreat Of The Harlem Renaissance, 1920

the-hotel-olgaIn December, 1920, Ed H. Wilson opened a small hotel, the Hotel Olga (which was once called McAvoy’s Saloon), expressly for Harlem’s African-American clientele. Continue Reading →


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