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Harlem Renaissance Figures: New Orleans native Louis Armstrong moved to New York City in where he played the clubs and on Broadway, helping to spread the sound of jazz to a larger audience. (Photo by Museum of the City of New York/Getty Images)

Jazz and Blues History Lesson Plans

Louis Armstrong (August 1901 – July nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.

Duke Ellington playing for his wife in Giza, Egypt.

a 1961 new york times photo, showing louis armstrong playing trumpet for his wife, lucille, in front of the great sphinx and pyramids in giza, egypt. i wanna play for you in egypt!

The Diesel Era Lithographs of Louis Lozowick (1920’s to 1940’s) – SOCKS

The Diesel Era Lithographs of Louis Lozowick (1920’s to 1940’s)

Street" 1930 by Louis Lozowick (American Very Deco. If we went this direction, we'd have to go all the way. It may be too "neat" for our Runyonland.

They danced all night, drank non-stop, ran naked through the streets, slept with whomever they wanted to—meet the Fitzgeralds and the Flappers. Two new books make you earn for their parties and explore the origins of The Great Gatsby writes Lucy Scholes.

They Were So Fabulous: The Flapper Generation in Two New Books

Party scene with woman dancing in fringe flapper dress. The Great Gatsby, 1949

“The last kiss”  Segunda Guerra Mundial.

Departure of the “Amerigo Vespucci”, Egypt, 1963 - Kissing sailors goodbye.so sweet

Minstrelsy. Blackface. Mugging. Out of this twisted past came one of the first successful all-black Broadway musicals. Now an ambitious revival is bringing it back.

‘Shuffle Along’ and the Lost History of Black Performance in America

Mugging. Out of this twisted past came one of the first successful all-black Broadway musicals. Now an ambitious revival is bringing it back.

Joseph Pulitzer (Listeni/ˈpʊlɪtsər/;[2] Hungarian: [ˈpulit͡sɛr]; born József Pulitzer; April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911) was a Hungarian-American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World. Pulitzer introduced the techniques of yellow journalism to the newspapers he acquired in the 1880s. He became a leading national figure in the Democratic Party and was elected congressman from New York.

Sunday of October 1911 Newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, originally József Pulitzer known for the Pulitzer Prizes dies of unknown causes at the age of 64 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

Romare Bearden lesson from Carnegie Picture Lab

Romare Bearden / 1974 / Romare Bearden was an African-American artist and writer. He worked in several media including cartoons, oils, and collage. Born: September Charlotte, Died: March New York City

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