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Is he wearing socks? From the Life Magazine Archive: "Baseball player Satchel Paige, looking dapper, lighting his cigarette while sitting on front bumper of large car outside poolroom in Harlem." New York City,

The Cotton Club, pictured, was a famous jazz music night club located in Harlem, New York City, and operated from 1923 to 1940

The Cotton Club, pictured, was a famous jazz music night club located in Harlem, New York City, and operated from 1923 to 1940

Swing dance legend Frankie Manning: double-breasted 3-piece wool suit with high peaked lapels; stiff short brimmed fedora tilted to the side; striped shirt with wide spacing between stripes; thin tie knot.

Swing dance legend Frankie Manning: double-breasted 3-piece wool suit with high peaked lapels; stiff short brimmed fedora tilted to the side; striped shirt with wide spacing between stripes; thin tie knot.

Cotton Club - jazz cabaret night with mocktails? CHRISTMAS ball alternative…

Cotton Club - jazz cabaret night with mocktails? CHRISTMAS ball alternative…

Beech-Nut girl in Harlem. 1940's.

Beech-Nut girl in Harlem. 1940's.

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" sculpture was designed as a temporary installation in the 1939 World's Fair, by Harlem Renaissance artist and sculptress Augusta Savage. This piece stood 16 feet tall. Sadly, like many fair displays it was destroyed at the close of the event. Thankfully we have this photo, that the whole world can enjoy it now and forever.

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" sculpture was designed as a temporary installation in the 1939 World's Fair, by Harlem Renaissance artist and sculptress Augusta Savage. This piece stood 16 feet tall. Sadly, like many fair displays it was destroyed at the close of the event. Thankfully we have this photo, that the whole world can enjoy it now and forever.

A member of the famous Tuskegee Airman, & his proud father, Harlem NY 1943 http://imgur.com/st3x0

A member of the famous Tuskegee Airman, & his proud father, Harlem NY 1943 http://imgur.com/st3x0

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