Found 2 collections related to African Americans -- Recreation -- New York (State) -- New York

Booker T. Washington Center for Servicemen (Staten Island, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 362
.6 linear feet (1 archival box and 1 flat box)
The Booker T. Washington Center for Servicemen, located in Stapleton in Staten Island, New York City, opened in 1943. The Center received funding from the New York City Defense Recreation Committee and operated much like a USO club. It provided... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 245
57 items (one folder)
The Southwest Harlem Neighborhood Council was founded in 1934 to promote better recreational facilities in the southwest district of Harlem, bound by 110th and 125th streets and 5th and Morningside avenues. Its membership consisted of public and... more