Hubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned to pilot an aeroplane and served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Continue Reading →
A great photograph taken looking towards 125th Street on Adam Clayton Powell Blvd (7th Avenue), with the Alhambra across the street in Jet Magazine, February 7th, 1956. Continue Reading →
She was satirized under pseudonyms in Harlem Renaissance novels. Throughout that period she was referred to as a bronze venus, dusky diva and outrageous party girl. Continue Reading →
Even though the story in bold and all caps type was about America’s Richest Beggars, it was the sexy cover photograph of Harlem model Mary Cunningham that got all the attention in the March 25, 1954 issue of Jet Magazine. Continue Reading →
A great photograph of Harlemite Dorinda Ford and a great story in Jet Magazine from February 9th, 1956. Continue Reading →
Here is a great black and white tear sheet from Jet Magazine in the 1950’s of Pin up twins who sit on the “Tree Of Hope” at 129th Street and 8th Avenue (aka St. Nichloas Avenue) in Harlem, New York.