Monthly Archives: October 2017

Dennis Banks (1937-2017)

James Cook, [Dennis Banks during the Siege at Wounded Knee, South Dakota], March 1973 (2010.35.1) James Cook, [Dennis Banks, Russell Means, and Clive Bellecourt during the Siege at Wounded Knee, South Dakota], March 1973 (2010.35.3) James Cook, [Altar inside church during the … Continue reading

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Fantasia Masquerade Ball and Halloween Party

Weegee, Rembrandt, 1954 (15812.1993) Weegee, Unemployed Television Actor, ca. 1954 (16818.1993) Weegee, [Man wearing costume and bubbles], ca. 1954 (15815.1993) Weegee, Artist Bill Dorr, dressed as a Java Temple God, ca. 1954 (16817.1993) Weegee, [Woman wearing a Garden of Eden … Continue reading

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October 30, 2017

Unidentified Photographer, [Two clowns], ca. 1870 (2007.54.30) Unidentified Photographer, [Two clowns on stilts], ca. 1875 (2412.2005) Weegee (1899-1968), “One young woman dressed like this.” March 16, 1942 (15743.1993) Unidentified Photographer, [Man gold costume], 1970s, (2014.13.1) Paul Fusco, San Francisco, California, … Continue reading

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Gjon Mili’s Jazz and Blues

Gjon Mili (1904-1984), [Duke Ellington at piano, Dizzy Gillespie (to the left of Ellington) on trumpet, and musicians during a jam session in studio of Life photographer Gjon Mili], 1943 (1999.2005) Gjon Mili’s studio was transformed into a semblance of … Continue reading

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“Taken from television, November 1963”

Ruth Sullivan, [Television image of memorial of John F. Kennedy], December 1963, (2013.27.1) Pres. John F. Kennedy. Assassinated 11/22/63, by Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, in Dallas, Texas From TV Floyd Film – Tri-x 400 Lens 3.5 Time – 1/25 sec. … Continue reading

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Weegee’s Cats or Fellig’s Fotos of Felines

Weegee (1899-1968), So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One Litter, July 18, 1940 (16762.1993) PM, July 18, 1940. p. 13 So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One Litter Talk is … Continue reading

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United Nations Day, 2017

Unidentified Photographer, [President John F. Kennedy speaking at the U. N. General Assembly, United Nations], September 20, 1963 (2013.96.138) UNITED NATIONS: President Kennedy keeps his hands busy as he addresses United Nations General Assembly 9/20. In his speech he suggested … Continue reading

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