Tag: Women

  • Two Women

    Two Women

    This photo of a Harlem Street scene has almost no clues to where it was taken. The only thing I can speculate on is that the photograph likely shows the south side of a street, as the reflection in the storefront window indicates that only one of the many windows across the street has a…

  • 1880 – Where Did Women Live?

    1880 – Where Did Women Live?

    This fascinating map of the density of women in 1880, shows how Central Harlem housed many more women than East Harlem (the darker the color, the more women per block – data coming from the 1880 census). The answer is partly visible in terms of the buildings built in 1880 above 125th Street in Central…