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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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A map of the Harlem Renaissance. I'm starting to love these cultural maps.

Cotton Club, One of NYC’s Leading Jazz Venues of the 1920s and ’30s... The Cotton Club might be Harlem's most famous surviving jazz venue, but it was also the neighborhood's most notorious especially after WWI.

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

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Antique Sheet Music "Underneath the Harlem Moon"

The Harlem renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement for African Americans in new york. Black people were able to move the city during the war, and once there a talented community came together to create the Harlem Renaissance.

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Vocalists of the Harlem Renaissance

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U.S. Harlem Renaissance, NYC, 1920s // James Van Der Zee

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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

Zora Neale Hurston, Writer, Harlem Renaissance

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