Monthly Archives: March 2019

Baseball Players

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Baseball Players], ca. 1875 (84.2004) Tyson & Son, [Two Female Baseball Players], ca. 1918 (2011.17.1) Unidentified Photographer, Henry, 1920s (2010.71.1) Unidentified Photographer, Women’s Baseball Team, ca. 1910 (2011.17.3) Unidentified Photographer, Victoria Plaza, School girl’s pitcher for Passaic … Continue reading

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Opening Day at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn

Charles E. Stacy, [Opening Day at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn], April 1913 (2012.23.1) To celebrate the opening of Ebbets Field in 1913 there were three openings: an exhibition game against the Yankees (Highlanders) on April 5th, a “special” season opener against … Continue reading

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“There’s Spring in the Air…”

Charles Hoff, [Brooklyn Dodgers Training Camp, Bear Mountain, New York], 1945 (2013.6.15) Dodgers in training at Bear Mountain. Under direction of the coach “Chuck” Dressen the Brooklyn Dodgers undergo their first outdoor calisthenic drill at Bear Mountain. Text typed on … Continue reading

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Photographs

Photographs by The Chordettes; L. Roberts; Archie Bleyer, 1957 (If you are reading this blog post in an email you may not see the audio player, to hear this wonderful song please click here; or here to hear a song … Continue reading

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Water is Life: World Water Day

Martin Munkacsi, [Man inspecting water container, Rio de Janeiro], ca. 1932 (2007.110.556) Margaret Bourke-White, [Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal at his desk drinking boiled water from bottle while reporting on severe flooding], 1937 (1649.2005) George Rodger, Searching for … Continue reading

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Happiness: Happy Together

Weegee, [Children playing in water sprayed from open fire hydrant, Upper West Side, New York], ca. 1945 (Portfolio 14) Weegee, Dancing is free in Central Park, 1945 (14854.1993) Weegee, [Alexander Calder and friends, New York], ca. 1945 (16377.1993) Weegee, Jazz, … Continue reading

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Spring (“creation is the thing”)

Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (printed ca. 1978) (532.1986) Barbara Morgan (1900-1992) at ICP, October 15, 1983, speaking about her origins as an artist, how she learned about photography, husband Willard Morgan’s prediction that photography will be the … Continue reading

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