Category: harlem

25-year-old Cab Calloway photographed by Carl Van Vechten on January 12, 1933.

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Opera singer Margaret Tynes photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 29, 1959.

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Langston Hughes photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 8, 1939.     

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.

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Ruby Dee photographed

by Carl Van Vechten on September 25, 1962.

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Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949.

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Ebony Magazine Covers – 1951

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Malcolm X with his wife, Betty Shabazz, and their children during a meeting at the headquarters of his Organization of Afro-American Unity at Hotel Theresa in Harlem on February 20, 1965.

Malcolm is holding his daughter Qubilah. He was assassinated the next day at the Audubon Ballroom in front of his wife and children.

(Photos by Duilio Pallottelli)

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James Baldwin photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 13, 1955.

Eartha Kitt photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 19, 1952.