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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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A few photos made in, or near, Pittsburgh

Todd Webb (1905-2000), Looking towards Pittsburgh, 1948 (189.1983) Todd Webb (1905-2000), Street scene and steel mill, Pittsburgh, 1948 (190.1983) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), Workers leaving at 3 P.M shift at Pittsburgh, PA plant, 1936 (1662.2005) W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978), [Factory interior … Continue reading

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A Few Blue Notes

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl], ca. 1909 Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman Sitting on Fallen Tree in Forest], ca. 1909 Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl on Horseback], ca. 1909 Cyanotypes found favor among amateur photographers of the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries for … Continue reading

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A few photographs from Haiti, made by Danny Lyon in the 1980s…

Danny Lyon, Two youths imitate the Tontons Macoute during Mardi Gras, Gonaives, 1983-86 Danny Lyon, Women wait to plant field above Jacmel, 1983-86 Danny Lyon, Port-au-Prince, 1983-86 Danny Lyon, [Haiti], 1983-86 Danny Lyon, Gonaives, February 9, 1986, A few photographs … Continue reading

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“Joy of Living”

Just Let Me Look at You, Kenny Baker; Harry Sosnik And His Orchestra; Jerome Kern; Dorothy Fields, 1938. From the RKO-Radio Picture “Joy Of Living”. You are there, exciting and fair While I’m so dull tonight Seems there’s a lull … Continue reading

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“…She sings very loud, but good.”

Weegee (1899-1968), [Dora performing at Sammy’s on the Bowery, New York], April 1944 (14254.1993) 76 years ago tomorrow, April 16, 1944, PM published a photo of Dora Pelletier, an entertainer at Sammy’s. The photo and the accompanying words were the … Continue reading

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“Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures”

This is a good example of two completely different reactions to the photographer. One cat, although relaxed in body, is nervously troubled by the cameraman, camera, and lights. The other cat just hasn’t nerves – nothing matters except relaxation. Photo … 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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“In just 27 minutes you can be eating SNOW MAN STEW”

Life, [General Omar Nelson Bradley], April 9, 1951, p. 1 (photograph by Arnold Newman, 1918-2006) Life’s Cover When the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley, was asked to wear his old, four-star … Continue reading

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Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen (1879-1973), Self-portrait with Studio Camera, 1917 (printed 1982), (764.1984) Edward Steichen (1879-1973), [Self-portrait with brush and palette], 1901 (2011.78.2) Edward Steichen (1879-1973), [Self-portrait], 1937 (1160.2005) Life, April 26, 1937, pp. 52-55 (photos by Edward Steichen) Millions of Gardeners … Continue reading

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