Monthly Archives: August 2014

Joy of YOLOing…

Weegee, [Police and bystanders with body of Stanley Sandler, a passenger in an automobile that crashed into a Third Avenue El pillar and caught fire, New York], April 16, 1942 (14129.1993) Weegee, [Greenpoint Hospital attendant Mary Biscarei tagging body of … Continue reading

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51st Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Unidentified Photographer, [March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom], August 28, 1963 (2010.81.138) Unidentified Photographer, [March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom], August 28, 1963 (2010.81.136) Unidentified Photographer, [March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom], August 28, 1963 (2010.81.143) Unidentified … Continue reading

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World War One @ One Hundred

Unidentified Photographer, This man-age-81-lived in a cellar-with his wife-who was killed by a shell…, ca. 1916-1918 (2010.83.1) Written with ink on verso: “Couchy-le-Chateau (This man-age-81-lived in a cellar-with his wife-who was killed by a shell in 1916, during the four … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos of Peru by Marilyn Bridges

Marilyn Bridges, Nazca, Peru, “Concorde”, 1979 (450.1983) Marilyn Bridges, Killer Whale, Nazca, Peru, 1979 (449. 1983) Marilyn Bridges, Pathway Into Infinity, Nazca, Peru, 1979 (448.1983) Marilyn Bridges, Feathers, Nazca, Peru, 1979 (447.1983) Marilyn Bridges, Birdman, Nazca, Peru, 1979 (446.1983)

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Secret Lovers

“It was after midnight and jet black. One of those nights when the moon forgets to come out… but the sweethearts like that. I took my shoes off so as not to get sand in them and went walking in … Continue reading

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Sand Hogs of New York City

Carl Mydans, [Sand Hog, working under the East River, New York], 1939 (190.2005) New Yorkers are no stranger to train delays…weeknights, weekends; no time is exempt from rerouted or non-existent service. But who are the tireless workers who control the fate … Continue reading

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Odamasa Store, Hiroshima

United States Strategic Bombing Survey, [Distorted steel-frame structure of Odamasa Store, Hiroshima], November 20, 1945 (2006.1.68) On November 1945, merely three months after the United States detonated an atomic bomb in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945, U.S. President Harry … Continue reading

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