“The Most Beautiful Woman In Harlem,” 1940-50’s, Marva Trotter (Photographs)

If ever there were a real-life cleopatra—a woman whose beauty and style could knockout champions, or launch a thousand ships—it was Marva “Louis” Trotter dubbed “the most beautiful woman in Harlem”. Continue Reading →

Marva Trotter’s Timeless Beauty (Photographs)

 A smiling, Marva Trotter "the most beautiful woman in Harlem" steps into her Duesenberg in Harlem, 1940's.

If ever there were a real-life Cleopatra—a woman whose beauty could knockout champions, or launch a thousand ships—it was Marva Trotter dubbed “the most beautiful woman in Harlem”. Continue Reading →

Boxer Joe Louis And Wife Marva “The Best Dressed Woman In America” Trotter Harlem NY (Rare Video)

trotter and joe louis in harlemRare video footage of boxing champ Joe Louis and his wife Mara “the best dressed woman in America” Trotter seen outside an apartment building in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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