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Black History Month: Scenes From The Harlem Renaissance

Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the bustling 125th street.

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The women of the Gay Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance artists | The women of the Gay Harlem Renaissance | Welcome to Harlem's Blog

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Harlem Renaissance Fashion | .. | African American ...

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Vintage Photos: Inside the Cotton Club, One of NYC’s Leading Jazz Venues of the 1920s and ’30s | Untapped Cities

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Children's Book Review: One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes. Bloomsbury, $18.99 (128p) ISBN 978-1-61963-554-8

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Awesome photo...... African American flappers out and about town dressed to the nines in the roaring twenties, Harlem, NYC. African American vernacular photography.

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"I am a bit obsessed with this awesome picture. It’s Hilda Simms, Langston Hughes (bottom right) and actor Canada Lee (center in white shirt) at a party with other artists around 1944." - Vintage Black Glamour. Photo by George Karger/Pix Inc./Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.

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