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“A look of grave concern…”

Weegee (1899-1968), [Police officer looking at woman on stretcher, New York], November 30, 1943 (966.1993) At 12:50 AM on November 30th, 1943 an explosion on the ground floor of the Western Electric Company building killed two people and injured more … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Cornell Capa (2020)

Cornell Capa (1918-2008), [John F. Kennedy supporters near Merced, California], September 9, 1960 (112.2004) Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy reaching into a crowd of supporters, North Hollywood, California], September 9, 1960 (121.2004) Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy speaking to voters … Continue reading

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“…if we don’t stop burning oil and coal, the Big Apple will be cooked.”

The Yes Men, “New York Post,” September 21, 2009, p. 1 (2009.76.3) The Yes Men, “New York Post,” September 21, 2009, pp. 2-3 (2009.76.3) It’s Coming! City report says extreme storms, flooding, deadly heat waves coming soon if we don’t … Continue reading

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“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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In Commemoration of Stonewall 50: Anthony Friedkin – The Gay Essay

Anthony Friedkin, Black Female Impersonator Putting on Make-up, “C’est La Vie” Club, North Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.28) On June 28, 1969, police officers invaded the Stonewall Inn, a bar on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village, New York, that was frequented by … Continue reading

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“A view into the future” – Jean Painlevé’s Studio with Underwater Stars, Regards, 1935

Regards, April 25, 1935, back cover le studio aux vedettes sous-marines. Visite chez Jean Painlevé. Jean Painlevé ou subversion dans la science… by Léo Sauvage. Léo Sauvage visited Jean Painlevé’s Institute of Scientific Cinema, 12 rue Armand-Moisant, Paris, in 1935. … Continue reading

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Lu Guang is Missing in China

Lu Guang, The sewage plant of the Fluorine Industrial Park discharges its untreated waste into the riverbed of the Yangtze River through a 1500 meter-long pipeline, Changshu City, Jiangsu Province, “Pollution in China,” June 11, 2009 (2012.14.3) Lu Guang, Massive … Continue reading

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World Aids Day, 2017

Donald Moffett, He Kills Me, published by ACT UP New York (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), 1987 (1253.2000) As the AIDS epidemic spread, activists criticized the Reagan administration for ineffectively responding to the disease. In particular, they were concerned that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Fansinaflashbulb!

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman with Camera], ca. 1935 (437.2005) Nine years ago today Fansinaflashbub was born. It premiered with the post: Let the blog begin Posted on November 19, 2008 by fansinaflashbulb Starting on November 20, the International Center of … Continue reading

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Veterans Day, 2017

Larry Burrows (1926-1971), Mutter Ridge, Nui Cay Tri, South Vietnam, October 1966 (27.1998) Larry Burrows (1926-1971), First-aid station. Mutter Ridge, Nui Cay Tri, October 1966 (1758.2005) (Life, October 28, 1966, p.38 ) Larry Burrows (1926-1971), “Having failed in their first … Continue reading

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