Women’s History Month 2019 Series – Harlem Renaissance Centennial Edition Augusta Savage: Harlem Renaissance Sculptor

“I have created nothing really beautiful, really lasting, but if I can inspire one of these youngsters to develop the talent I know they possess, then my monument will be in their work.” – Augusta Savage It’s Women’s History Month and during this year’s Harlem Renaissance Centennial, Harlem One Stop is pleased to present a

Carnival of Swing: Uncovering an Historic Jazz Concert at Randall’s Island Stadium, 1938

In the process of assembling the Otto F. Hess Photographs collection, I came across unique photographs of an historic New York City concert. As I put photos into folders sorted by artists’ names, I noticed pictures of many different groups, all on an outdoor stage decorated with stars and stripes, and featuring a large banner advertising the New York City