Aly’s Dancing School East 125th Street Harlem, NY, 1912

aly-s-dancing-school-southeast-corner-east-125th-street-1912-harlem-manhattan-nyc-20Seems there has been dancing in Harlem for centuries! A fantastic street level black and white photograph of the Aly’s (not Alvin) Dancing School on the southeast corner at East 125th and 124th Streets and Lenox Avenue, (on the right hand corner), Harlem, New York, 1912 .

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Jimmie Daniels “One Of The Most Popular Cafe Singers” Ever In Harlem NY 1908-1984

Jimmie Daniels in red

Jimmie Daniels was born in Laredo, Texas in 1908, but was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. He left Arkansas and traveled to New York in the 1920s, at the height of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →