Monthly Archives: March 2016

Elections 2016: “The Family 1976”

THE FAMILY 1976, By Richard Avedon Early this year we asked Richard Avedon – one of the world’s greatest photographers – to cover America’s bicentennial presidential election. Our original idea was to publish a chronicle of the campaign – the … Continue reading

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“Freedom for ANGELA DAVIS”

People’s World, Freedom for Angela Davis, March 6, 1971 (2009.18.3) 45 years ago today People’s World published this amazing page spread, in an International Women’s Day Edition, while Angela Davis was in prison. Fortunately, over a year later she was free.

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Weegee Wednesday: “Is It Art?”

Weegee (1899-1968), [Natalia Munez, Art Students’ League Ball, Commodore Hotel, New York], 1941, (15701.1993) She graced the annual ball of the Art Students’ League at the Commodore Friday night and she is Natalia Munez. PM, March 2, 1941, Vol. I, … Continue reading

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Super Tintype Tuesday

Unidentified Photographer, [Horatio Seymour Campaign Buttons], 1868 (2008.16.1) Horatio Seymour (1810-1886) was a mayor of Utica, member of the New York House of Representatives, two nonconsecutive term New York state governor and unsuccessful Democratic presidential candidate in 1868 against Ulysses … Continue reading

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