Monthly Archives: January 2018

“A multiracial nation united in justice”

Dan Weiner, [Martin Luther King, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama], 1956 (1984.2) Marvin Koner, Martin Luther King and Family, 1961 (3584.1992) Paul Schutzer, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with Freedom Riders at bus terminal, probably in Jackson, MS, May 1961 (1855.2005) Days after … Continue reading

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“Careful planning could save lives.”

Loomis Dean (1917-2005), [Scorched male mannequin clad in dark business suit standing in desert 7,000 ft. from the 44th nuclear test explosion, a day after the blast, indicating that humans could be burnt but still alive, Yucca Flat, Nevada], May, … Continue reading

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For the birds

Richard Tepe (1873-1952), Two young brown chicks in their nest, ca. 1910-40 (323.2001) Richard Tepe (1873-1952), Female aquatic warbler in her nest with young, June 25, 1935 (305.2001) Richard Tepe (1873-1952), A bullfinch with its young at the nest in … Continue reading

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Six Snow People

VU, December 5, 1934 (2009.61.93) Unidentified Photographer, [20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart], February 28, 1938 (2007.9.2) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, February 1938 (2006.18.4) Robert Capa, [Betty and John Marsh watching ice skating show during the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Hot and Free

Weegee, “Tavern of ground floor of burning building at 80 Greenwich St. is shelter for firemen overcome by smoke, New Year’s Eve. Customers also had a hot time,” January 2, 1945 (15175.1993) Weegee, “Hot,” January 1, 1940 (15010.1993) Hot. Coney … Continue reading

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Make a New Year’s Revolution

VU, “Nous Vous La Souhaitons Bonne et Heureuse,” [“We Wish It To You Good and Happy”], January 1, 1930, (2009.52.75) Hiram Dotson, Friend’s New Year Eve Party, ca. 1970-1995 (DA.1C2.15) Sharon Avery, Make a New Year’s Revolution, Kids!, ca. 1970 … Continue reading

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