In 1929, a young African-American artist named Elmer Simms Campbell arrived in New York to pursue his dream of becoming an illustrator. Armed with a degree from the Chicago Art Institute, he nevertheless faced a string of rejections because of his race. But a far more generous welcome awaited him uptown in Harlem.
It was there that he became a friend of Cab Calloway’s, the famed bandleader of the Cotton Club; the two men became drinking buddies and regulars at the many speakeasies and jazz clubs that drew thousands of revelers to northern Manhattan during Prohibition.
In 1932, Mr. Campbell drew an energetic road map of Harlem’s hot spots for Manhattan magazine, a portrait that directly conveys the limited reach of Prohibition on the eve of repeal. In fact, a closer look at the map captures the many complex and unintended consequences of the 18th Amendment.
The emergence of American jazz itself owed much to the twin forces of migration and discrimination: More than a million African-Americans left the rural South in the 1910s, and the segregation they encountered in other parts of New York drove many to settle in Harlem.
That racial prejudice extended to the clubs in the neighborhood. Duke Ellington may have been welcome as a performer at the Cotton Club, but certainly not as a patron; most of the nightclubs Mr. Campbell identified were owned by, and catered to, whites. But there were important exceptions, such as the Savoy Ballroom, home of the Lindy Hop and one of the few racially integrated nightclubs in the area. Small’s Paradise, which Mr. Campbell described as home to “café au lait girls and dancing waiters,” was owned and patronized by blacks.
Fueling all of this creativity and energy was alcohol. Though Prohibition had been in effect for 10 years by the time Mr. Campbell arrived in New York, notoriously selective enforcement of the law made Harlem a nightly destination not just for African-Americans but also for middle-class whites in search of booze and urban thrills. And while Prohibition laws decimated the local saloon, they also inadvertently led to the emergence of large clubs with well-connected owners, who could reliably fend off raids by the vice squad. Mr. Campbell wryly makes note of this corruption at the upper right corner of his map, where officers placidly play cards in “the nice new police station” while mayhem reigns outside.
The selective enforcement of Prohibition also made Harlem a space to flout convention (up to a point). At the center of the map is Gladys Bentley, a pathbreaking African-American cross-dressing performer. Elsewhere we see men and women drinking together in public, entertained by raucous revues and easily available “marahuana” cigarettes.
Harlem’s black residents, of course, had little political power to challenge or influence the less desirable aspects of the scene that came to characterize their neighborhood. But in capturing the lively mood of liberation and self-fulfillment, Mr. Campbell shows us one of the great ironies of Prohibition: In seeking to restore order and convention, it inadvertently ushered in a more urbane and modern sensibility, one that appears utterly familiar to us today. Some of nation’s earliest radio broadcasts — in fact — were live performances at the Savoy Ballroom and the Cotton Club, making Calloway, Ellington, and other band leaders household names in an emerging mass culture.
Prohibition ended in 1933; that same year, the newly founded Esquire magazine hired Mr. Campbell as a staff artist. For the next 38 years he illustrated the magazine in the same knowing, urbane and witty style at work in this map of Harlem. Yet even at the height of his later success, he could hardly have anticipated the fortune awaiting that Harlem map he drew in his youth: In 2016 Yale acquired it for 0,000.
Susan Schulten is professor of history at the University of Denver and the author of “A History of America in 100 Maps.”
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15年12月25日体彩开奖【王】【博】【士】【摇】【摇】【头】，【然】【后】【笑】【呵】【呵】【的】【说】【道】： “【他】【们】【也】【算】，【血】【液】【是】【他】【们】【唯】【一】【的】【食】【物】。【国】【主】【的】【鲜】【血】【对】【他】【们】【不】【起】【效】【果】【就】【是】【这】【个】【原】【因】。【我】【只】【是】【打】【个】【比】【方】，【他】【们】【其】【实】【不】【算】【电】【影】【里】【的】【狼】【人】。【他】【们】【有】【自】【己】【独】【特】【的】【形】【态】，【他】【们】【依】【然】【是】【丧】【尸】【的】【一】【种】。【我】【想】，【把】【它】【们】【叫】【做】【吸】【血】【丧】【尸】【更】【合】【适】。” 【林】【凡】【对】【吸】【血】【鬼】【和】【狼】【人】【的】【故】【事】【不】【感】【兴】【趣】，【猫】【脸】【老】【太】
【果】【然】。 【泰】【妍】、【侑】【莉】、【允】【儿】【和】【徐】【贤】【四】【人】，【并】【没】【盛】【装】【礼】【服】，【一】【身】【舒】【适】【的】【便】【装】，【走】【上】【主】【席】【台】，【站】【成】【一】【排】【后】，【向】【台】【下】【微】【微】【鞠】【躬】。 【神】【情】【有】【些】【紧】【张】，【抿】【着】【嘴】，【谁】【都】【没】【看】【朴】【志】【勋】【的】【方】【向】。 【怪】【不】【得】【这】【两】【天】【她】【们】【总】【在】【一】【起】，【鬼】【鬼】【祟】【祟】，【原】【来】【是】【在】【偷】【偷】【练】【习】。 【熟】【悉】【的】【前】【奏】【响】【起】。 【不】【过】，【歌】【曲】【的】【时】【间】【有】【些】【久】【了】，【今】【天】【又】【喝】【了】
“【来】【人】……” 【左】【胤】【出】【声】，【想】【叫】【人】【过】【来】，【因】【为】【他】【发】【现】【他】【好】【像】【被】【困】【住】【了】，【动】【不】【了】，【只】【能】【出】【声】【求】【救】。 【左】【胤】【的】【声】【音】【很】【大】，【所】【以】，【很】【多】【人】【都】【听】【到】【了】。 【现】【在】【正】【是】【夜】【晚】，【很】【多】【人】【都】【已】【经】【去】【睡】【觉】【了】，【只】【留】【下】【一】【个】【小】【和】【尚】【和】【一】【个】【老】【和】【尚】【在】【那】【里】【诵】【经】【超】【度】。 【小】【和】【尚】【是】【第】【一】【次】【干】【这】【样】【的】【事】【情】，【心】【里】【有】【些】【害】【怕】，【可】【看】【着】【老】【和】【尚】【一】【脸】
【盛】【世】【大】【汉】，【东】【都】【临】【淄】，【大】【剧】【院】，【座】【无】【虚】【席】。 【咚】【咚】【咚】……【锵】【锵】【锵】…… 【一】【阵】【密】【集】【的】【鼓】【点】【锣】【声】【过】【后】，【身】【着】【华】【丽】【戏】【服】【手】【持】【宝】【剑】【的】【女】【子】【再】【次】【出】【现】【在】【了】【戏】【台】【之】【上】，【短】【暂】【的】【亮】【相】【之】【后】，【便】【以】【凄】【婉】【的】【戏】【腔】【开】【唱】： 【敌】【军】【已】【略】【地】， 【四】【面】【楚】【歌】【声】。 【霸】【王】【意】【气】【尽】， 【贱】【妾】【何】【聊】【生】。 …… 【这】【是】【最】【近】【火】【爆】【临】【淄】【娱】【乐】【圈】【的】15年12月25日体彩开奖【云】【队】，【本】【命】【宁】【云】，【在】【苏】【黎】【的】【印】【象】【中】，【是】【个】【非】【常】【斯】【文】【的】【人】，【也】【非】【常】【的】【爱】【干】【净】，【这】【种】【干】【净】【并】【不】【是】【表】【现】【在】【洁】【癖】【上】，【据】【他】【来】【说】【是】【一】【种】【习】【惯】。 【习】【惯】【每】【天】【将】【键】【盘】【鼠】【标】【擦】【拭】【的】【一】【尘】【不】【染】，【习】【惯】【每】【天】【写】【日】【记】，【习】【惯】【有】【规】【律】【的】【生】【活】。 【尽】【管】【是】【这】【样】，【但】【宁】【云】【的】【王】【者】【荣】【耀】，【却】【是】【队】【伍】【中】【打】【的】【最】【好】【的】，【哪】【怕】【其】【他】【人】【用】【了】【双】【倍】【的】【时】【间】【去】【训】【练】，
【纪】【凡】【回】【到】【京】【都】【后】【比】【从】【前】【更】【加】【忙】【碌】，【只】【他】【回】【来】【对】【希】【希】【也】【不】【是】【全】【然】【没】【有】【好】【处】。 【至】【少】【他】【跟】【何】【保】【国】【的】【接】【触】【越】【来】【越】【密】【切】，【他】【们】【两】【家】【人】【相】【互】【间】【的】【来】【往】【也】【更】【密】【切】【了】【几】【分】。 【纪】【凡】【再】【如】【何】【不】【情】【愿】【也】【要】【带】【希】【希】【和】【叶】【回】【到】【何】【保】【国】【家】【做】【客】，【反】【之】【亦】【然】。 【两】【家】【的】【孩】【子】【可】【以】【在】【一】【起】【玩】【得】【好】，【除】【了】【纪】【凡】【其】【他】【人】【都】【是】【乐】【见】【其】【成】，【他】【反】【对】【似】【乎】【也】【没】
“【也】【就】【是】【说】【会】【有】【一】【条】【路】，【不】【管】【时】【间】【多】【长】，【但】【必】【须】【要】***【们】【上】【楼】【的】【一】【路】【上】【都】【是】【巡】【逻】【兵】【们】【正】【好】【全】【部】【背】【对】【着】【这】【边】【的】【情】【况】，”【韩】【上】【伊】【说】【完】【看】【向】【赵】【奕】【行】，“【有】【么】？” 【那】【个】【人】【有】【些】【尴】【尬】【地】【清】【清】【嗓】【子】，“【我】【看】【看】。”【同】【时】【在】【心】【里】【说】，【这】【可】【太】【不】【容】【易】【了】。 【士】【兵】【们】【来】【回】【一】【圈】【的】【时】【间】【是】【二】【十】【秒】，【给】【他】【们】【的】【时】【间】【是】【五】【秒】，【也】【就】【是】【说】【每】【二】(来源：陈亚阳)