Duke Ellington And The Harlem Renaissance, 1930’s

duke ellingtonA photograph of the very elegant of Duke Ellington, in this charming signed image reads in his personal inscription, “to the Most Charming Miss Alice Dixon Best Wishes Duke Ellington”, 1930’s. Continue Reading →

Afternoon Harlem Street Scene, New York, April 1943

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Great black and white photograph of what seems like a quiet Harlem street scene taken during World War II, on a mid-day in April, New York, 1943. Continue Reading →

Moving Images From Harlem Vigil For Victims Of Charleston Church Shooting

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Mourners pray in Harlem for the nine people were murdered by Dylan Storm Roof, 21, from Lexington, South Carolina at the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal church, in Charleston South Carolina on Thursday, June 18th, 2015.

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Heroes on Camera: ICP Introductory Workshop for Teens

376a5bca-98e9-4d09-b60a-dac55883d122Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography’s Heroes on Camera Workshops!  During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: NYC Comptroller Stringer’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Month Celebration

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By Seitu Oronde

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Surrogates Courthouse, 31 Chambers Street, New York, New York. Continue Reading →