A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 17, 2018
“You will find the key to success under the alarm clock”

Entry in progress—B.P.

31 August 1926, News-Democrat (Belleville, IL), pg. 8, col. 8:
Note to “Discouraged”: You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.

15 October 1926, Brockway (PA) Record, pg. 4, col. 1:
Note to “Discouraged”: You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.

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2:57 PM - 18 Jun 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Sunday, June 17, 2018 • Permalink