Monthly Archives: March 2017

Silver Swans

Unidentified Photographer, Women’s Baseball Team, ca. 1910 (2011.17.3)

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Lotte Jacobi – “I was born to photography”

Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Lotte Lenya, actress, Berlin, ca. 1930, (37.1986) Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Photogenic, “silverlining,” 1950 (50.1986) Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Peter Lorre, actor, Berlin, ca. 1932 (41.1986) Lotte Jacobi (1896-1990), Anna Mae Wong, actress, Berlin, ca. 1931 (38.1986) Lotte Jacobi … Continue reading

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Mothers

Ernst Haas, Bicentennial, Concord, Massachusetts, 1975 (35.1976) Fazal Sheikh, Fatuma Abdi Hussein and her son Abdullai, Somali refugee camp, Mandera, Kenya, 1993 (64.1997) John Olson, [Grace Slick with her mother Virginia Wing in her home, Palo Alto, California], 1971 (2482.2005) Gordon Coster, … Continue reading

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Inspirations of Strong Women

Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (“Suzie”- Suzanne Perry. Still from film The Adoration of Suzie),  1966-1971 (280.1983.a) Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (Champion weight lifter carrying 165-170 pounds over her head),  1979-1981 (280.1983.k) Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (Weight lifter, International Olympic Class … Continue reading

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The prophecy of the stars

Walker Evans, [“The Grand Man” Astrologer’s Sign, Georgia?], 1934-35 (31.2002) Vu, December 27, 1933 (2009.61.61) Vu, January 2, 1935 (2011.7.97) Vu, April 11, 1934 (2009.61.73) Vu, December 26, 1934 (2009.61.94) More about astrology and horoscopes can be read in many, … Continue reading

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Hansel Mieth

Otto Hagel, Hansel on the Golden Gate Ferry, shortly after she arrived from Germany, 1931 (369.1993) Hansel Mieth, Men begging for jobs, San Francisco waterfront, 1932 (373.1993) Hansel Mieth, Trapped Coyote, Montana, 1938 (388.1993) Hansel Mieth, Emma, Hansel’s Sister. She was incurably ill with … Continue reading

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Ruth Bernhard

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Doll’s head, 1936 (357.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Star shell, 1943 (358.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Shell in silk, 1939 (304.1981) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, … Continue reading

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