In 1909, the activist, scholar, educator, writer, editor W.E.B. Du Bois co-founded the NAACP.
Author: Louisa Winchell
As a young filmmaker and a new New Yorker, the legendary filmmaker Miloš Forman lived in an apartment on Leroy Street in Greenwich Village.
The NAACP and National Board of Review Confront “The Birth of a Nation’” Racism from 70 Fifth Avenue
On February 8th, 1915, D.W. Griffith’s acutely racist film The Birth of a Nation debuted.
The University Place Book Shop was one of the longest-running “Book Row” shops.
The anti-war and civil rights activist Igal Roodenko was a leader in a number of the most significant social movements of the twentieth century.
In 1900, the Social Reform Club hosted a lecture by labor leader Edward King.
Around 1907, after recovering from a chronic backache, the 24 year old Max Eastman moved to New York City.
From the late nineteenth century until the mid-twentieth century, four elevated rail lines crossed over the streets of our neighborhoods.
Our new interactive tool “Virtual Village” brings users on a multitude of virtual explorations.
Our new interactive tool “Virtual Village” brings users on unique and unexpected journeys.