The Legendary Hamilton Lodge Ball Home At The Rockland Palace Dance Hall In Harlem 1920’s

The Rockland Palace was the home of Hamilton Lodge Ball at the corner at 280 West 155th street and Frederick Douglass Avenues in Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s. Continue Reading →


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Unveiling Of 125th Street Harlem Renaissance 2.0 Banners Celebrating Same Gender Love

As we celebrate the Centennial of the Harlem Renaissance differently, The Gatekeepers Collective (TGC), a Harlem-based non-profit presents Harlem Renaissance 2.0 Banners. Continue Reading →


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Harold Jackman, The Most Handsome Man In Harlem 1920’s-1930’s

harlem jackmanIf you scan the index of any reputable book on the Harlem Renaissance, you should find at least one listing for Harold Jackman.  Continue Reading →


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Shop Harlem: “Fire!! Devoted to the Younger Negro Artists” (Paperback)

51QKaiI7hoL._UL500_Originally published in 1926, this periodical was re-issued in limited quantity in 1985. Harlemite by Wallace Thurman, Editor and contributor, it contains work by many of the best-known and most celebrated artists and writers of the Harlem Renaissance…. Continue Reading →


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James Richmond Barthé, Harlem, 1901-1989

Richmond BartheJames Richmond Barthé, also known as Richmond Barthé (January 28, 1901 – March 5, 1989) was an African-American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →


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The Rockland Palace Dance Hall, Harlem NY 1920

the Hamilton Lodge BallThe Rockland Palace was a famous event hall at the corner of 155th street and Frederick Douglass Avenues in Harlem, where political rallies, sport events, concerts, and elaborate dragballs were held during the Harlem Renaissance.  Continue Reading →


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