List of people from Harlem

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This is a list of people from Harlem in New York City.

The early period (pre-1920)[edit]

Jewish, Italian, Irish Harlem (circa 1900–30)[edit]

The Harlem Renaissance and World War II (1920–1945)[edit]

409 Edgecombe Avenue
  • Judge Charles E. Toney - First African American Elected Judge in New York City (1930). He lived at 409 Edgecombe Avenue.

Famous after World War II[edit]

Rap, hip hop, R&B and reality[edit]

21st century residents[edit]

Representatives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j REMEMBER: Harlem by Jonathan Gill post Harlem+Bespoke, January 24, 2011
  2. ^ It Was Fun While it Lasted, Frederic Alexander Birmingham, 1960
  3. ^ Malcolm, Bruce Perry, Station Hill, 1991. page 154
  4. ^ a b c Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.127
  5. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.220
  6. ^ "Tracing Scott Joplin's Life Through His Addresses", New York Times, Real Estate, p.2, February 4, 2007
  7. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.128
  8. ^ "Ephemeral New York". Ephemeral New York. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c "Harlem One-Stop". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  10. ^ a b c Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.158
  11. ^ a b Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.87
  12. ^ a b c Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.146
  13. ^ a b Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.165
  14. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.163
  15. ^ a b Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.137
  16. ^ "At Random, Bennett Cerf, p.2
  17. ^ a b c Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.151
  18. ^ "Milt Gabler Biography". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  19. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.164
  20. ^ plaque outside 501 Cathedral Parkway
  21. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.136
  22. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.138
  23. ^ "The Top of the Park", New York Magazine, February 5, 2007, p.44
  24. ^ a b c Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.149
  25. ^ [1]
  26. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.166
  27. ^ Arthur Miller Files, at University of Michigan
  28. ^ a b Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.152
  29. ^ "Daily News". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  30. ^ "Son wants to throw fashion designer Frances Rappaport out of Central Park South apartment". New York Post. March 18, 2013. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  31. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.147
  32. ^ a b Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.148
  33. ^ [2]
  34. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.153
  35. ^ a b c d e "My Early Days in Harlem", Langston Hughes, in Harlem U.S.A., ed. John Henrick Clarke, 1971 edition, p.58
  36. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Manhattan African-American History and Culture Guide, Museum of the City of New York
  37. ^ a b c d e f g h i Hamilton Heights – West Harlem Community Preservation Organization
  38. ^ "Four Men of Harlem – The Movers and the Shakers", in Harlem, U.S.A., John Henrik Clarke, 1971 edition, p.251
  39. ^ a b c d e f Harlem U.S.A, introductory essay to 1993 edition, John Henrik Clarke, A&B Book Publishers
  40. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "To Live In Harlem", Frank Hercules, National Geographic, February 1977, p.178+
  41. ^ "Four Men of Harlem – The Movers and the Shakers", in Harlem, U.S.A., John Henrik Clarke, 1971 edition, p.256
  42. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.248
  43. ^ a b c "Making a Home, and a Haven for Books", Jim Dwyer, New York Times, August 11, 2007
  44. ^ a b "The New Heyday of Harlem", Tessa Souter, The Independent on Sunday, June 8, 1997
  45. ^ a b c d e "Star Map", New York Magazine, August 14, 2006, p.35
  46. ^ a b "Chairman of the Money", New York Magazine, January 15, 2007, p.20
  47. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.223
  48. ^ "409 Edgecombe, Baseball, and Madame St. Clair", Katherine Butler Jones, in The Harlem Reader, 2003
  49. ^ Harlem, Jonathan Gill, p.233
  50. ^ a b "How Bootsie Was Born", Ollie Harrison, in Harlem U.S.A., John Henrik Clarke, ed., 1971, p.75 (note, this is a weak source, as it is a reference in a fictional story. A better source should be found.)
  51. ^ "A Talk to Harlem Teachers", James Baldwin, in Harlem USA, ed. John Henrik Clarke, 1971, p.173
  52. ^ Meet Me at the Theresa : The Story of Harlem's Most Famous Hotel, Sondra Kathryn Wilson, 2004
  53. ^ Village Voice online, September 7, 2011
  54. ^ "Bah Humbug", Cindy Adams, The New York Post, December 6, 2007
  55. ^ "Evelyn Cunningham, Civil Rights Reporter, Dies at 94," Daniel Lovering, The New York Times, April 29, 2010
  56. ^ plaque outside the Harlem Hospital
  57. ^ Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. Roy DeCarava. Accessed August 4, 2009.
  58. ^ a b c "In Harlem Buildings, Reminders of Easy Money and the Financial Crisis," Charles V. Bagli, The New York Times, June 9, 2011
  59. ^ monument outside 730 Riverside Drive
  60. ^ a b "Kindness of Strangers", This American Life, September 12, 1997
  61. ^ a b c d "The Music of Harlem", William R. Dixon, in Harlem USA, ed. John Henrik Clarke, 1971, p. 136
  62. ^ Metropolis Found: New York Is Book Country 25th Anniversary Collection, 2003
  63. ^ "City Hall Holds The Key. Harlem's renaissance finds lots of friends, and a few foes", Christian Science Monitor, March 12, 1987
  64. ^ "Harlem CORE". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  65. ^ "Harlem's Dreams Have Died in Last Decade, Leaders Say", New York Times, March 1, 1978. p.A1
  66. ^ "IMDb bio for Gene Anthony Ray". IMDb. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  67. ^ "Steve Rossi IMDB page". IMDb. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  68. ^ Ulysses. "Harlem Bespoke". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  69. ^ "Morrie Yohai, 90, the Man Behind Cheez Doodles, Is Dead," Dennis Hevesi, The New York Times, August 2, 2010
  70. ^ "Samuel E Vázquez: From Street To Gallery" Scott Shoger, "Nuvo," July 1, 2013
  71. ^ "Samuel E Vázquez: Graffiti Was Our Social Network" Karla D. Romero, "Humanize", No. 20, Spring 2013
  72. ^ Ulysses. "Harlem Bespoke". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  73. ^ "Kareem's Harlem digs", New York Daily News, September 10, 2006
  74. ^ a b "Crime and Punishers on Streets of Harlem, Jeremy Egner, The New York Times, April 4, 2012, Arts & Leisure p.13
  75. ^ "A Revised Edition", Louis Tutelian, New York Times, January 5, 2007
  76. ^ "Catching up with Harlem," Jean Cumming, TheGlobeAndMail.com Travel, October 18, 2003
  77. ^ "Between Film Sets, Life on Gossamer Lake", Jill Capuzzo, The New York Times, September 14, 2007
  78. ^ Ulysses. "Harlem Bespoke". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  79. ^ [3] Harlem Bespoke]
  80. ^ Ulysses. "Harlem Bespoke". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  81. ^ "Marcus Samuelsson Opens in Harlem," Glenn Collins, The New York Times, September 7, 2010
  82. ^ "Edgate". Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  83. ^ "Stephen Spinella's Real Estate Angels", Celia Barbour, New York Times, July 1, 2007
  84. ^ "The monster now", The New York Daily News, July 10, 2006