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Celebrating 100 Years of Harlem as the Mecca of Black Culture

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

March 16, 2019 · Blog · Celebration

“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

African-American Photographer James Latimer Allen’s Madonna and Child

January 29, 2019 · Articles · Blog · Celebration

The African American photographer James L. Allen (1907-1977) created this image of a black woman cradling a black infant in her arms during the 1930s (Fig. 1). Allen operated a studio in Harlem between 1926 and 1943 producing artistic and commercial photographs.1 During the Harlem Renaissance, mother and child portraits and figure studies were especially