Harlem of the West

the San Francisco Fillmore jazz era
  • 247 Pages
  • 4.17 MB
  • English
Social life and customs, Jazz, Intellectual life, Nightclubs, Pictorial works, African Americans, Biography, Hi
Statementtext and oral histories written and edited by Elizabeth Pepin Silva ; digital restoration and editing of visual material by Lewis Watts
ContributionsWatts, Lewis, 1946- editor
LC ClassificationsF869.S36 F55 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination247 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26924960M
ISBN 100998670413, 0998670405
ISBN 139780998670416, 9780998670409

This is a book of historic photographs from a bygone era in the history of Jazz. It documents jazz musicians and their fans in the Filmore District, San Francisco's "Harlem of the West" during a period of time when African Americans represented a strong demographic in the city by the Bay/5(13).

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Now, at long last, it has found a proper home: Heyday Books, an independent, nonprofit publisher founded 45 years ago in Berkeley. On Harlem of the West bookthe Battle of Harlem Heights, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Harlem or Battle of Harlem Plain, was fought in western Harlem around the Hollow Way (now West th Street), with conflicts on Morningside Heights to the south and Harlem Heights to the north.

The American troops were outnumbered, toand were. 'Harlem of the West': Memories of S.F. Jazz San Francisco's Fillmore District is known for its namesake rock venue, but once it was home to legendary jazz. Much of the Fillmore’s history was lost due to urban renewal in the ’60s, but Elizabeth Pepin Silva and Lewis Watts’ book “Harlem of the West: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era” — which combines restored images and stories from musicians and residents — has become a significant archive of the era in its heyday.

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This book is truly educational and inspirational. Herb Boyd has highlighted the soul of Harlem in an uplifting manner for all to learn about and enjoy/5(8). Much of the Fillmore’s history was lost due to urban renewal in the ’60s, but Elizabeth Pepin Silva and Lewis Watts’ book “Harlem of the West: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era” — which combines restored images and stories from musicians and residents — has.

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At the end of the s, one-quarter of the Harlem population was of West Indian origin. According to some accounts, byHarlem had the largest West Indian urban population outside of Kingston, Jamaica.

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(David Johnson/Harlem of the West) The newly reissued Harlem of the West: The San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Era collects oral histories and photographs from the Fillmore’s golden era, charting its rise and eventual fall to the market forces of : Rian Dundon. Harlem, district of New York City, occupying a large part of northern Manhattan.

In it was established as the settlement Nieuw Haarlem, named after Haarlem in the Netherlands. In the 20th century it was the center of the creative literary development called. Alexander Smalls and JJ Johnson have elevated the cuisines of West Africa and its diaspora without losing any of its essence.

Afro-Asian cuisine is a new concept and it works beautifully!” — Chef Pierre Thiam "Between Harlem and Heaven is a celebration of food, culture, and the historic legacy of proud people unsung. This is the story of. The entire neighborhood was a giant multicultural party pulsing with excitement and music.

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In lovingly restored images and oral accounts from residents and musicians, Harlem of the West captures a joyful, exciting time in San Francisco, and reveals a momentous. The Harlem Library has been welcoming community residents sincewhen Harlem was an isolated village. The library was one of the first to be incorporated.

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The Harlem of the West SF Project is a book, website and photographic exhibit that celebrates the bustling Fillmore jazz era of the s and s, a period when the Fillmore was a vibrant neighborhood of more than two dozen nightclubs and music venues within its one square mile—all of .The Giglio Society of East Harlem Journal Book Form.

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