Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
December 25, 1937
1media/NYA 12-25-37.jpg2016-12-24T08:41:12-08:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3851plain2016-12-24T08:41:15-08:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn Christmas in 1937, the New York Amsterdam News reported that several Harlem churches, civic, and social organizations were helping needy families during the holidays. "Trying bravely to ignore the ragged seams, rips and patches put there by the year-round struggle against want, privation and discrimination, Harlem donned its own worn, festive attire and prepared for the holiday season this week," the article began. The story included a picture of William "Bojangles" Robinson passing out toys to children at the Thirty-second Police Precinct. (250 West 135th Street).
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