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The Cotton Club, New York - which was run by the gangster Dutch Schultz was open from 1923 to 1940 - notably through the Prohibition Era.

The Cotton Club might be Harlem’s most famous jazz nightclub. Nightclubs began to develop during the most popular in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Nightclubs were a way for african american artists to express themselves through writing, art, and music.

Vintage 1946, Cotton Club, Harlem, NYC, www.RevWill.com

The Cotton Club, Harlem, NYC Black performers, white clientelle, gangster owners

The Cotton Club in Harlem, new York — James Van Der Zee, was there in the early 60's.  great venue.

Harlem Renaissance via the Cotton Club - Iconic Image of musicians outside the…

1940s New York City soldiers all over the town. plus The Brooklyn Navy yards, a great place to go. sailors everywhere. in NYC, they were called seafood.

New York City soldiers all over the town. plus The Brooklyn Navy yards, a great place to go. sailors everywhere. in NYC.

Savoy Ballroom, c. 1941, built in late 1920's and popular stage for artists like Ella Fitzgerald

Savoy Ballroom, Harlem built in late and popular stage for artists such as Ella Fitzgerald

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Inside the speakeasies of the The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond. Includes pictures of the Cotton Club.

London 1900

A cyclist riding a penny farthing over Hammersmith Bridge, London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) London in the Victorian Era

Vintage Cotton Club

1936 Cab Calloway and his orchestra with the Cotton Club Chorus at the Cotton Club

The historic Lenox Lounge has been a focus of the Harlem community since the late 1930s, featuring jazz legends such as Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane, as well as reputedly being a hangout for Malcolm X.    Inside is one of the few original art-deco club interiors left in New York City.

Many jazz legends played at the Lenox Lounge including Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Malcolm X reputedly liked to hang out here. Inside is one of the few original art deco club interiors left in NYC.

Good times: After prohibition, celebrities and New York's elite flocked to the Cotton Club to be seen

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Inside the speakeasies of the The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Framed Canvas Print: Allan Grant Framed Art by Allan Grant : 32x24in

Framed Canvas Print: Allan Grant Framed Art by Allan Grant : 32x24in

blackhistoryalbum:   Cotton Club, Harlem, New York, 1930s

The Cotton Club was one of the most famous nightclubs in history. The original Cotton Club was located on 644 Lenox Avenue, New York and owned by Former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson.

First truckload of beer to leave New York after the repeal of Prohibition

We Wanted Beer

The first truckload of beer to leave New York after the repeal of Prohibition - Lucky Bucket

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