Monthly Archives: October 2019

“Halloween, Lewis Street, West Oakland, CA”

Joanne Leonard, Halloween, Lewis Street, West Oakland, CA, 1965 (2018.33.9)

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The Great Blackstone: “The World’s Master Magician”

George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr.], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 George Karger, [Harry Blackstone Sr. performance], ca. 1955 Through … Continue reading

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Baseball Behind Bars

Jacob Riis, Juvenile Asylum Playground, ca. 1888 – ca. 1898 (190.1982) Erich Salomon, Prisoners watching baseball game, courtyard of New York County Jail, 1932 (111.1986) W. Eugene Smith, [White All-Stars Baseball team of prisoners at Ohio Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio], 1941 … Continue reading

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Perfect

Arthur Rickerby, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen in the fifth game of the 1956 World Series, 1956 (500.1993) On a Monday afternoon in the Bronx, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game. This photo was made, of course, near the … Continue reading

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“That Dust Bowl Is Second Base,” 1941

Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base [detail], 1941 (2019.45.11)Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base, 1941 (2019.45.11) Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base [verso], 1941 (2019.45.11) That Dust Bowl Is Second Base And the two men tangled up there are Camilli … Continue reading

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Roy Campanella’s World Series home run, 1953

Baseball crowd, Major Records Charles Hoff, [Fans reaching for ball from Dodgers’ catcher Roy Campanella’s home run hit during third game of the World Series against the New York Yankees, Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, New York] [detail], October 2, 1953 (2013.6.16) … Continue reading

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Picasso, Guernica, in Paris by Chim

Chim, [Picasso in front of Guernica in his studio, Paris], May 1937 (2012.122.13) For more about David Seymour (1911-1956), please visit davidseymour.com Chim, [Picasso’s atelier, Paris], 1937 (2011.76.2)

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