Black History Month: Scenes From The Harlem Renaissance
Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the bustling 125th street.
Awesome photo...... African American flappers out and about town dressed to the nines in the roaring twenties, Harlem, NYC. African American vernacular photography.