Annual Gala 2018

Each year the Louis Armstrong House Museum holds their Annual Gala for board members, staff, donors, and contributors to the preservation of Louis' legacy. This year the Gala was entitled "That's My Home!", commemorating the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Armstrongs purchasing their home in Corona, Queens. It was held at the Capitale building in downtown... Continue Reading →

All Roads Lead To Louis

After two months as a fellow I have already learned and experienced more than I could have ever imagined. Probably the most enlightening aspect of this fellowship has been my interactions with the public. While conducting tours at the Louis Armstrong House Museum, I have been introduced to people from all walks of life that... Continue Reading →

Family Tree

Living in New York has proven to be more of an eye-opening experience than I could ever imagine. It has allowed me to gain immense knowledge through this fellowship, as well as from my own family. My father's side of the family resides in the Bronx; only a few stops away from Yankee Stadium. There... Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Ideologies

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B Dubois are two figures who are commonly recognized throughout the African American narrative. Both of their ideologies shaped the social structure of the black community during the early twentieth century, creating a divide in consciousness. My most recent discovery this week at the Archives, is Louis Armstrong's personal interest in... Continue Reading →

The Man In Front of the Camera

As our fifth week gets underway, I am finding myself engulfed in research about Louis Armstrong as the man off stage. Admittedly, I did not have an immense amount of Armstrong knowledge entering into this fellowship, but my passion to uncover the truth has truly been my driving force. Through my findings, the topic of... Continue Reading →

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