Harlem Hellfighters, Harlem, NY 1913

hellfightersThe 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was an infantry regiment of the United States Army that saw action in World War I and World War II. Continue Reading →

The Harlem From High Bridge, NY 1905 (Photograph)

A great photograph taken on a bright morning of the High Bridge (the oldest bridge in the NYC), and looking south looking south down at the Harlem River Speedwayaka “The Speedway,” New York, 1904. Continue Reading →

Army Secretary Visits Harlem Recruiting Center

size0Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning administered the oath to enlist 22 men and women in a ceremony Thursday at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Harlem Armory Wins New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Highest Award

Harlem ArmoryThe Harlem Armory will be honored with the Lucy G. Moses Award, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s highest award. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Rangel Honors Black WWI Veterans

rangel in harlemIn honor of Black History Month, Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) hosted a Special Capitol Hill briefing on the contributions Black veterans made during World War I, on February 25, 2016. Continue Reading →