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Schomburg Center recieves Maya Angelou's Papers
NY Public Library

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has announced the acquisition of Angelou's papers.

More than 300 boxes of Maya Angelou's personal papers, including letters from Malcolm X
and James Baldwin and several scribbled revisions of the poem she wrote to celebrate
President Bill Clinton's inauguration, will be made public at a New York library, the author said.

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Collyer Brothers' Brownstone

Sites & Attractions : Historic Sites & Attractions
Harlem's Collyer brothers, subject of the play, "Hermitage - The Strange Story of the Ghost Men of Harlem"
and E. L. Doctorow's novel, "Homer & Langley."

George Washington Bridge

Sites & Attractions
This suspension bridge was designed by Othmar H. Ammann who was the Port Authority's Chief Engineer during that time. Ground was broken for the original six-lane bridge in October 1927.

Metropolitan AME Church
Formerly the Lincoln Theater

Sites & Attractions : Churches Sites & Attractions
Where Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters performed and Fats Waller served as organist!

National Museum of Catholic Art and History

Museums & Galleries
Since the death of Pope John Paul II, we've seen countless images from the Vatican. Now, a museum in East Harlem offers a very different view. NY1's Stephanie Simon has this exclusive preview. http://www.ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?&aid=49890&search_result=1&stid=120
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Cathedral of St John the Divine, The
Morningside Heights
Claremont Theater Building
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Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
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Grant's Tomb
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Hamilton Grange National Memorial
West Harlem / Hamilton Heights / Sugar Hill
Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill/West Harlem Historic District
West Harlem / Hamilton Heights / Sugar Hill
LaGree Baptist Church

Central Harlem
Langston Hughes Residence
Central Harlem
Little Red Lighthouse
Washington Heights / Inwood
Morris-Jumel Mansion
West Harlem / Hamilton Heights / Sugar Hill
Trinity Cemetery
Washington Heights / Inwood