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People from Harlem, New York.


The early period (pre-1920)

The Harlem Renaissance and World War II (1920-1945)

409 Edgecombe Avenue

Famous after World War II

Rap, hip hop, R&B and reality TV

21st century residents

  • Khalid Yasin - in Harlem, New York, raised in Brooklyn, is a teacher and lecturer of Islam.



  1. ^ It Was Fun While it Lasted, Frederic Alexander Birmingham, 1960
  2. ^ Malcolm, Bruce Perry, Station Hill, 1991. page 154
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Star Map", New York Magazine, August 14, 2006, p.35
  4. ^ a b c Harlem One-Stop
  5. ^ "The Top of the Park", New York Magazine, February 5, 2007, p.44
  6. ^ "Tracing Scott Joplin's Life Through His Addresses", New York Times, Real Estate, p.2, February 4, 2007
  7. ^ Arthur Miller Files, at University of Michigan
  8. ^
  9. ^ 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
  10. ^ 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
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i Hamilton Heights - West Harlem Community Preservation Organization
  12. ^ "Four Men of Harlem -- The Movers and the Shakers", in Harlem, U.S.A., John Henrik Clarke, 1971 edition, p.251
  13. ^ a b c d e f Harlem U.S.A, introductory essay to 1993 edition, John Henrik Clarke, A&B Book Publishers
  14. ^ 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+
  15. ^ "Four Men of Harlem -- The Movers and the Shakers", in Harlem, U.S.A., John Henrik Clarke, 1971 edition, p.256
  16. ^ a b c "Making a Home, and a Haven for Books", Jim Dwyer, New York Times, August 11, 2007
  17. ^ a b "The New Heyday of Harlem", Tessa Souter, The Independent on Sunday, June 8, 1997
  18. ^ a b "Chairman of the Money", New York Magazine, January 15, 2007, p.20
  19. ^ "409 Edgecombe, Baseball, and Madame St. Clair", Katherine Butler Jones, in The Harlem Reader, 2003
  20. ^ 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.)
  21. ^ "A Talk to Harlem Teachers", James Baldwin, in Harlem USA, ed. John Henrik Clarke, 1971, p.173
  22. ^ Meet Me at the Theresa : The Story of Harlem's Most Famous Hotel, Sondra Kathryn Wilson, 2004
  23. ^ "Bah Humbug", Cindy Adams, The New York Post, December 6, 2007
  24. ^ plaque outside the Harlem Hospital
  25. ^ Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. Roy DeCarava. Accessed August 4, 2009.
  26. ^ monument outside 730 Riverside Drive
  27. ^ a b "Kindness of Strangers", This American Life, September 12, 1997
  28. ^ a b c d "The Music of Harlem", William R. Dixon, in Harlem USA, ed. John Henrik Clarke, 1971, p.136
  29. ^ "City Hall Holds The Key. Harlem's renaissance finds lots of friends, and a few foes", Christian Science Monitor, March 12, 1987
  30. ^ "Harlem's Dreams Have Died in Last Decade, Leaders Say", New York Times, March 1, 1978. p.A1
  31. ^ IMDb bio for Gene Anthony Ray
  32. ^ Steve Rossi IMDB page
  33. ^ Harlem Bespoke
  34. ^ "Kareem's Harlem digs", New York Daily News, September 10, 2006
  35. ^ "A Revised Edition", Louis Tutelian, New York Times, January 5, 2007
  36. ^ "Catching up with Harlem," Jean Cumming, Travel, October 18, 2003
  37. ^ "Between Film Sets, Life on Gossamer Lake", Jill Capuzzo, The New York Times, September 14, 2007
  38. ^ "Stephen Spinella's Real Estate Angels", Celia Barbour, New York Times, July 1, 2007
  39. ^ "The monster now", The New York Daily News, July 10, 2006


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