J. Raymond Jones was born on November 19, 1899, in St. Thomas, Danish West Indies. He moved to Harlem, New York in 1917 and became involved with politics, serving as an election inspector in 1921. Continue Reading →
Built by the Harlem Club in 1889, this is one of most spectacular Queen Anne structures in the city. The Harlem Club was founded by a group of social prominent Protestant men. The club’s failure to expand and admit Catholic and Jewish men (and their money) led to its insolvency by 1907. Continue Reading →
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