Author Archives: Chris George

Wishing you a fruitful labor day

Lewis Hine, [Worker pressing rubber bodies, Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll, Easthampton, Massachusetts, December 1936 (778.1975) Lewis Hine, [Worker stripping bodies off core-bars, Paragon Rubber Company and American Character Doll, Easthampton, Massachusetts, December 1936 (777.1975) Lewis Hine, [Worker … Continue reading

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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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“Hello Dear…” (55 Years Ago Today…)

Weegee, [Letter from Weegee in Los Angeles to Wilma Wilcox in New York], August 4, 1959 Hello Dear… Got the last stuff, Thanks very much… The script & the pictures are now at C.B.S. in New York. for use as … Continue reading

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“Toscanini’s Magic Wand”

Lucien Aigner, [Lorin Maazel conducting the National Music Camp Orchestra or the Interlochen Youth Orchestra], 1939 (2013.112.140) PM, July 6, 1941, p. 14 Lorin Maazel, Age 11, Takes Up Toscanini’s Magic Wand “The NBC Summer Symphony obeyed him last night. … Continue reading

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42 Years Ago Today

Paul Seawright, Untitled, 1992 (3439.1992) Saturday 1st July 1972 “One man had been shot three times in the head and neck and the other five times. The bodies of the two men were found in the cricket ground by two … Continue reading

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