Item #19767 A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive. New York Photography Harlem.
A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive
A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive
A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive
A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive
A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive
A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive
A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive

A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx, circa 1950's-60's Photo Archive

Photo Archive

[African American], [Harlem] A Glimpse of Harlem and South Bronx c. 1950's-60's Archive of 20 Photographs. Harlem and South Bronx, New York city. This archive includes 20 black and white silver gelatin photographs, each measuring 5" x 3.5". The photographs capture a busy afternoon in Harlem, as men and women walk the streets in business attire and skirts.Several photographs capture the bustling nature of Harlem and South Bronx market and street vendors, as men and women flock to purchase clothing, meat, and other goods. Women are captured wearing long button coats, large purses, and various hats. Many photographs depict butchers weighing meats, whilst customers wait to be served. One photograph captures a child holding a package on top of his head as he strolls by vendors. The photographs capture the mixture of African American, Dominican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban cultures throughout Harlem and South Bronx, as many storefront signs are in Spanish. By the 1950's, Harlem peaked in its Black population, with about 98% of its residents being Black. An expressive photo archive for the "symbolic capital" and "catalyst for artistic experimentation and a highly popular nightlife destination". 20 photographs are loose from a photo album. Expressive and in very good condition.

Item #19767

Price: $450.00