Berry & Ross Doll Company In Harlem, NY 1918 – 1929

Berry & Ross, Inc., was a black owned doll company founded by Harlem residents, Evelyn Berry and Victoria Ross, located at 36 – 38 West 135th Street, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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Staff Of The Dunbar National Bank, Harlem, NY, 1930

dunbar-bank-in-harlem-1A great photograph of the staff at the Dunbar National Bank, in the Paul Laurence Dunbar apartments, at West 149th and West 150th Streets (between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Adam Clayton Powell Jr,) Harlem, NY, 1930.
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The Sable Series: The History of Black Shakespearean Actors

black shakespeareA special evening of poetry and song, featuring the work of Paul Laurence Dunbar with monologues and scenes from Shakespeare’s ROMEO & JULIET, MACBETH, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, RICHARD AND OTHELLO, along with moving spirituals, and the songs of Paul Robeson. Continue Reading →


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