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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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Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972

Anthony Friedkin, Gay Liberation Parade, The Spree Float, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.2) Anthony Friedkin, Come Play with our May Doll, Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.3) Anthony Friedkin, Women at Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.4)

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June 6, 1944

Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France], June 6, 1944 (2007.17.1) Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France] [verso], June 6, 1944 (2007.17.1) Robert Capa, [American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, … Continue reading

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“Fêtes de la Nation Française”

Voila, Fêtes de la Nation Française, July 18, 1936 (2007.71.17) Regards, photo by Chim, Henri Barbusse: le 14 Juillet de l’an dernier, July 9, 1936 (2010.51.1) Robert Capa, [Bastille Day parade float featuring the Soviet writer Maxim Gorky, who was … Continue reading

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“As you ramble on thru Life, Whatever be your Goal, Keep your Eye upon the Doughnut, And not upon the Hole!”

Martin Munkácsi, [Mayflower Doughnuts, New York], 1933 (2007.110.266) We can tell you a little about the doughnut-making place in Broadway, the old Lucky Strike show window, you know. It isn’t exciting enough to go there especially to see, but it’s … Continue reading

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Inflation, or “…it’s just the hand of a 45 foot clown”

Weegee, [Cop and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon hand, New York], 1945 (14753.1993) Weegee, [Female cab driver with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon, New York], 1945 (14751.1993) Don’t be SCARED… LADY CAB DRIVER… cruising down COLUMBUS AVE in the rain… … 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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Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade

Weegee, [Cop and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clown hand, New York], 1945 (14754.1993) Weegee, Clown filled with helium gas for annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York], 1945 (3077.1993) Tomorrow at 9 AM starts Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade. Similar to this year, the … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise (part 2): LBJ

Weegee (1899-1968), “Draft Johnson for President,” ca. 1968 (3015.1993) Yesterday this great drawing and fun fact floated down by Twitter stream (while at lunch, of course, LBJ and PB&J): #ElectionCollection: How about this for a caricature? 😂 Fun fact: LBJ … Continue reading

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Gay Liberation Parade

Anthony Friedkin, Gay Liberation Parade, The Bible Condemns Homosexuality, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.1) Anthony Friedkin, Come Play with our May Doll, Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.3)   Anthony Friedkin, Women at Gay Liberation Parade, 1972 (2011.70.4)   Anthony Friedkin, Gay Liberation … Continue reading

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