Monthly Archives: August 2019

“a home run over the fence”

W. Eugene Smith, [Herman Stegos, age 11, hitting a home run over the fence, New York], ca. 1940 (1565.2005) W. Eugene Smith, “Pap” Lettieri, 10, “Chinky” Leone, 10, Italo Ablondi, 10 and Salvo Visioni, 10, pitching candidates at the top … Continue reading

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Louis Faurer, New York, late 1940s

Louis Faurer, Playground, New York, New York, 1947 (2013.99.46) Louis Faurer, [Woman on street with newspaper, New York], 1947 (2013.99.36) Louis Faurer, 42nd Street, New York, ca. 1948 (2013.99.31) Louis Faurer, Indian Summer, New York, 1949 (2013.99.50) One hundred and … Continue reading

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“Weegee Has a Salon”

PM, August 27, 1941, p. 14 Weegee Has a Salon: Arthur Fellig, the night-prowling cameraman who turns in many of PM’s choicest pictures of fires, wrecks, rescues and crimes, is having a one-man show of his own at the Photo … Continue reading

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“and friends”

Jill Freedman, Sam and Star, County Leitrim, Ireland, 1981 (19.1988) Lou Bernstein, Barney and Friends, Pony Foundation, 1970 , (62.1992) Elliott Erwitt, Brussels, 1957 (2007.4.38) Dennis Stock, Grey Advertising, 1959 (2015.31.25) Chim (David Seymour), [Peggy Guggenheim on Grand Canal, Venice], … Continue reading

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Realities at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Then and Now

“Photography is a powerful medium: a way to observe our history unfiltered and make historical events resonate decades later. Even in an era dominated by social media, photography still continues to shock and surprise. A still image allows you to … Continue reading

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“You’ve Got a Friend”

Vu, Radio, September 14, 1932 (2007.84.61) Lewis Hine, [Highly-skilled worker testing radio frequency alignment and making final test of chassis, RCA Victor, Camden, New Jersey], 1936-37 (957.1975) Man working in a RCA Victor Plant. Final Inspector – testing radio frequency … Continue reading

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“The Statue of Liberty: A Guiding Light in a Dark World”

Picture Post, The United States: The Statue of Liberty: A guiding light in a dark world, 1940 (2007.80.2) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified group with Statue of Liberty], ca. 1886 (2008.81.13) Andreas Feininger, [Statue of Liberty at night], January 1943 (2011.78.10) Berenice … Continue reading

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