John Pintard Jr., A Merchant Who Brought Santa Claus To The USA, A Philanthropist And Harlemite 1759 – 1844

John Pintard, Jr., May 18, 1759 – June 21, 1844, was a Harlem merchant, philanthropist and the man that brought Santa Claus to America. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Thomas “The Father of the American Cartoon” Nast, 1840-1902

Thomas-Nast-photoThomas Nast (September 27, 1840 – December 7, 1902) was a German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist considered to be the “Father of the American Cartoon” lived in Harlem, New York.

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