The paintings of African American Betty Blayton Taylor, director of the Harlem Children's Art Carnival in Harlem, New York. Betty Blayton Taylor looks at her own paintings. Betty Blayton Taylor walks by the Alamo sculpture at 8th St. and Lafayette St. in New York City. Betty Blayton Taylor walks in front of the Rockefeller Center building. Betty Blayton Taylor walks on the grounds of The Lincoln Center and at the New York City waterfront. Harlem streets scenes show Harlem children walking in the street. An African American girl walks on a sidewalk with bicyclists in Harlem. An African American boy walks by a fire engine in Harlem. An African American boy crosses a street in Harlem towards a church. Sign over door reads, "Harlem School of the Arts present The Children's Art Carnival. Created and Sponsored by the Museum of Modern Art." Betty Blayton Taylor is seen helping African American children to paint, sculpt and collage at the Children's Art Carnival. Betty Blayton Taylor is seen painting.
The Negro children at a camp in Harlem, New York, United States. Children's Aid Society of the city of New York and Boys Club conduct a day camp in Harlem, New York. Children seated on a ground. Councilors give milk and sandwiches to the children. The children have their food. seated on the ground. The children enter a building. Buildings along the sides of a street. Other children on scooters, playing on the street. A sign on a building reads: 'Children's Aid Society of the city of New York' and 'Harlem Boys'.
Milk and sandwiches distributed to Negro children at Harlem Day Camp in Harlem, New York City. The children receive food. Children enter a building named "Children Aid Society of the City of New York". The Negro boys go on scooters to Harlem Day Camp. The Harlem Boys Club building.
A film about life of the negro people of Harlem in New York City. Scenes of Harlem, New York City, at dusk and nighttime. Elevated train carrying passengers uptown to Harlem. Commuters coming out of subway station. Kids gathered on the sidewalk. Actor, Ossie Davis, early in his career, is seen at a lunch counter talking to another man. Couples in an upscale restaurant. Exteriors of various ball rooms. People dance, including Whitey's Lindy Hoppers and other dancers performing at the Savoy Ballroom. Couples talk. Couples in formal dress dance to smooth ballroom music. Several girls tap dancing at a cabaret as jazz musicians play instruments including saxophone and drums. A man enters a building. Aerial view of Harlem at night.
Nighttime scenes in Harlem. Count Basie's bar in Harlem, New York City. Big Wilt's in Harlem. Marquees read "Moondog with Ace and the Kings.", The Harlem Moon bar and grill. Signs read "Barbecue" , "Chop Suey" , and "Chow Mein" Jim Moon Chinese restaurant. A sign reads "Join now NAACP Applications available here". Bermuda Bar. Silver Rail bar. Rates of fish, shrimp and chicken are displayed at the Gilmar Self Service Food Center in Harlem.
Documentary on American negro artists. Street sign at corner of Lenox Avenue and West 135th Street, Harlem, New York City. Views of antique primitive African art objects, including sculptures, masks, and decorated useful objects. The entrance of the New York Public Library, West 135th street branch. People work at a desk in the library. Books on shelves. Curator Arthur A Schomburg in the library. A newspaper article about the Division of Negro Literature, History and Prints at the Library. Large display of art works by American negro artists in the library.