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

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