In New York City, at the turn of the century from around 1910 up until 1935, the Harlem neighborhood had developed into something of a black cultural mecca. Continue Reading →
An amazing photograph looking North at the demolition of Harlem’s former rolling hills into “The Greatest Grid,” at Eighth Avenue from 106th Street looking northeast towards West Harlem around the 1870s.
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The Harlem Renaissance is the name given to a period in the early twentieth century, roughly from the 1910s through to the mid-1930s, when a considerable amount of artistic works, including literature, art, stage performance, and music, came out of Harlem. Continue Reading →
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