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“The Imperial Army Is Now Crusading”

Front, “The Imperial Army, the Corner-stone of Asia,” No. 3-4, 1942 (2006.6.2) 1940: In Asia… Japanese soldiers stand sentinel at all key points of East Asia. Japanese troops advance to the Continent across the sea. Are they “Aggressors of Asia?” … 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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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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Coffee with Weegee

Weegee (1899-1968), [Fireman enjoying a cup of coffee after tenement fire, New York], July 27, 1941 (15131.1993) Yeah, I reckon I do get the breaks. But I get them because I stay around and work for them. I have no … Continue reading

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Wendy Ewald (Working in Ráquira, Columbia)

Alirio Casas, A dream that Rubiela lost her body, 1982-83 (3809.1992) Alirio Casas, My mother drinking coffee in the kitchen after she made dinner, 1982-83 (3806.1992) Fanny Valero, Uriel saddling the burro, 1982-83 (3804.1992) Dalida Reyes, My first Communion dress … Continue reading

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Madly in love with the Naked City

Weegee (1899-1968), Naked City, 2020 Weegee and Mary Margaret McBride talking about the recently published Naked City on radio station on WEAF, New York, in July, 1945, from Sound Portraits Productions: ANNOUNCER: It’s one o’clock, and here transcribed is Mary … 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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June 5, 1968

Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help fallen Robert F. Kennedy after he was shot by Sirhan B. Sirhan, Los Angeles], June 5, 1968 (1910.2005) Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn (“Funny Face”)

Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey Hepburn holding balloons on the set of “Funny Face,” Tuileries, Paris, France], 1956 (42.1990) Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey Hepburn and designer Givenchy, trying on her gown for ballet sequence], ca. 1956 (41.1990) Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey … Continue reading

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Atget’s Magnificent Door Knockers (5)

Eugène Atget, Hotel de Bourbon Busset, 118 Rue de Grenelle, 1898-1927 (2011.52.13) Google Street View, 118 Rue de Grenelle, May 2018 Sadly this magnificent and leonine door knocker appears to no longer exist dans la nature… Eugène Atget, Heurtoir, 18 … Continue reading

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