Ron Walker Talks About Snookie’s Sugar Bowl In Harlem (video)

snookies sugar bowl

Harlem born Ron Walker talks to Harlem Cultural Archives about his father Snookie who owned Snookie’s Sugar Bowl a luncheonette in Harlem, New York during the 1950’s and 1960’s.

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St. Walburgas Convent And School, Harlem, NY, 1904-1957

St. Walburgas

A great photo-post card of the original Victorian homes of the St. Walburga Convent and School from the first half of the turn of the 20th century at 139th Street and (630) Riverside Drive, in Harlem, pre-1904.

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Owner Of Landmarked Astor Harlem Home Sued

astor row in harlemIn a rare move the Landmarks Preservation Commission has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a three-story, red-brick Victorian-style front wooden porches house in Central Harlem’s Astor Row, asking a judge to fine her $5,000 a day until she makes repairs to the dilapidated 133-year-old house. Continue Reading →

109th Street & Broadway, West Harlem, NY 1910-1924

109th and broadway 1910A great photograph looking north on a afternoon from the middle of the street on Broadway at 109th Street in West Harlem, New York, 1910-1924. Continue Reading →

109th Street And Broadway, Harlem, NY 1910

upclose-view-of-109th-street-broadway-upper-west-side-new-york-ny-1910-36An incredible up close intimate photograph on a bright sunny day at 109th Street and Broadway, on the Upper West side, Harlem, New York, 1910.

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Another Harlem Story: Canada Lee And H. Jack Geiger, 1940

Canada lee and Jack-GeigerHere’s another of one of those wonderful Harlem stories. Harlem born Canada Lee met and was an influence on H. Jack Geiger, founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Continue Reading →

The Story Of Guy Thomas Fisher, Harlem, New York, 1947 –

guy fisher in harlemGuy Thomas Fisher (Bronx born in 1947) Guy Fisher was born in 1947 in the South Bronx, New York, the eldest of five siblings. Continue Reading →