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Madonna photographed by Richard Corman

in Alphabet City, 1982.


Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic at the 142nd Street Armory in New York on March 26, 1972. 

Left to right are: Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X; Jackson; Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH; Aretha Franklin; Miriam Makeba and Louis Stokes, rear right. PUSH stands for People United to Save Humanity.  

Jimi Hendrix performing at Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 18, 1969.

Photos by Walter Iooss Jr.

Curtis Mayfield photographed by David Reed in New York City, 1973.


Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in

New York on June 4, 1929.

(Original Caption): That’s my papa. New York. Joan Crawford, she of the movies and her new husband Douglas Fairbanks Jr., he also of the movies as they appeared cuddlin’ upon the roof of the New York hotel at which they are stopping after the marriage which took place last night at St. Malachy’s church. They as if they like it, don’t they.

Paul Robeson with his wife Eslanda Goode and their son Paul Robeson Jr. at Central Park West in New York City in 1939.

Photos by Carl Van Vechten


Ike & Tina Turner concert in New York City, 1974.

Photos by Peter Smetana


The Four Tops playing basketball in New York City, 1965.


Jimi Hendrix performing at the Fillmore East in New York City on May 10, 1968.

Photos by Frank Mastropolo


Barbra Streisand at her New York home with her son Jason in 1967. 

Photos by Bob Willoughby