Harlem Through My Eyes is an exploration of the past and present through the eyes of the people who live and work in the world famous Harlem community. This project will culminate in May of 2014 with a multi-media exhibit, website, documentary and photography book. It is a production of the Phelps Stokes Digital Media Training Program and is funded by a grant from the West Harlem Development Corporation and in-kind services from My Image Studios LLC. Click the photographs below or the headings above in order to navigate the website.

 

Video Oral Histories

Actor Anna Maria Horsford being interviewed at MIST Harlem by students of the Digital Media Training Program at MIST Harlem (Photo courtesy of the Digital Media Training Program).

Actor Anna Maria Horsford being interviewed at MIST Harlem by students of the Digital Media Training Program at MIST Harlem (Photo courtesy of the Digital Media Training Program).

A Photographic Presentation of Harlem Then and Now

125th Street and 7th Avenue 1950s (Photo courtesy of the New York Public Library/Schomburg Photographs and Prints Division).

125th Street and 7th Avenue 1950s (Photo courtesy of the New York Public Library/Schomburg Photographs and Prints Division).

Notable People Who Visited Harlem

 

Emperor Haile Salassie I of Ethiopia and the Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (Photo courtesy AP Photos).

Emperor Haile Salassie I of Ethiopia and the Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (Photo courtesy AP Photos).

Notable People Who Lived In Harlem

 

 

Jazz musician, composer and arranger Duke Ellington (Photo courtesy of AP Photos).  

Jazz musician, composer and arranger Duke Ellington (Photo courtesy of AP Photos).  

Harlem photographer John Pinderhughes talks to students about his life and work (photo courtesy of Phelps Stokes Digital Media Training Program).

Harlem photographer John Pinderhughes talks to students about his life and work (photo courtesy of Phelps Stokes Digital Media Training Program).