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Happy Passover

At sundown tonight begins the celebration of the passover seder. Families will be gathering together for a meal to tell the story of the Jews’ exodus out of Egypt. In the picture below, three men are about to empty their … Continue reading

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Let It Snow!

Robert Capa, [Rickshaws, Hankou, China], March 1938 (1627.1992) Arnold Eagle, 14th Street Station, ca. 1936 (169.1989) Andrew Savulich, Man Slips on Ice in front of the Waldorf-Astoria, 1985 (361.1994) Weegee, [Man shoveling snow, mannequin in background], ca. 1942 (16280.1993)

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Her chromium nerves and her platinum brain were chastely encased in cellophane…

Hans Richter, Dreams That Money Can Buy, 1947 Dreams That Money Can Buy The Story Joe, a young poet in a desperate mood, determines to capitalize on his unique gift for interpreting one’s inmost dreams. He settles down in a … Continue reading

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Making the Louisiana Story

Arnold Eagle, Frances Flaherty, Robert Flaherty, and Richard Leacock on “Louisiana Story,” 1948 Arnold Eagle, Robert Flaherty and Helen van Dongen on Location in Louisiana while Shooting “Louisiana Story,” 1948 Arnold Eagle, Robert Flaherty Directing “Louisiana Story,” 1948 In 1948, … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month!

Weegee, Photographer Weegee Disguised as an Ice Cream Peddler in Theater, ca. 1943 Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dressed-up women, with popular flower print patterns, eat ice cream, a Russian custom, during an intermission at the Moscow circus, 1954 Mike Disfarmer, [Unidentified Woman … Continue reading

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The Elevated

In a speech at a town hall meeting in Brooklyn in 1934, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia admitted to his audience that “Right now we have…structures stuck up in the air which will have to be torn down…. New York City … Continue reading

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Appalachian Spring

Arnold Eagle, “Appalachian Spring,” 1945 Premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress by the Martha Graham Dance Company, Aaron Copland‘s ballet Appalachian Spring tells the story of a newlywed couple building a farmhouse in 19th century Pennsylvania, and a … Continue reading

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