History Detectives

Fighting for Harlem Land Rights

Clip: Season 9 Episode 12 | 15m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

This ornate 1892 stock certificate bears the name Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company. It includes a detailed map of New York's Harlem. Who are the Harlem Associated Heirs? And does this stock certificate give them a stake in Harlem real estate? This investigation takes HISTORY DETECTIVES host Gwen Wright to an often forgotten chapter of Harlem's history.

Aired: 10/10/11

Rating: NR

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