Monthly Archives: November 2019

Happy Thanksgiving

The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Weegee, [Female cab driver with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clown, New York], (14751.1993) Don’t be SCARED… LADY CAB DRIVER… cruising down COLUMBUS AVE in the rain.. its just the hand … Continue reading

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“Crime and Punishment”

Weegee, [Police examining body of a “hold-up man,” New York], November 23, 1941 (negative 2185) POLICEMEN KILL BANDIT IN BATTLE Thousands Awed as Gunman Fires Wildly at Pursuers in Crowded Delancey Street CUSTOMER OF DINER SHOT Critically Wounded When He … Continue reading

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“Night Club Man…”

Bob Jackson, [Nightclub owner Jack Ruby firing bullet at point-blank range into collapsing body of Lee Harvey Oswald, Dallas Police Station], November 24, 1963, (1912.2005) Unidentified photographer, [Television image of John F. Kennedy’s accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald being transported … Continue reading

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“As Johnson was sworn in…”

Cecil B. Stoughton, This was the scene in the cabin of the Presidential airplane in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963, as Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in shortly after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Administering the oath was Judge Sarah … Continue reading

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“a few minutes before”… and after

Unidentified photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, and Nellie Connally in presidential limousine, Dallas], November 22, 1963 (2013.24.1) Pres. Jack Kennedy. Dallas, Texas [Written on verso]. Unidentified photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, and Nellie Connally in … Continue reading

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Three views of three musicians

Robert H. Vance, [Three Musicians, San Francisco], ca. 1854 (2010.123.3) Robert H. Vance was born in Maine in 1824 and died in 1876. After learning about daguerreotypes in Boston, Vance traveled extensively, including a significant stay in Chile. He became … Continue reading

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“The most beautiful sight in the world is…”

Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6818.1993) Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6819.1993) Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6840.1993) Weegee, [Baby elephant a top of the Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1960 (3041.1993) PM, March 2, … Continue reading

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