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“55 years ago today, we were beaten, tear gassed, and trampled by horses…”

Charles Moore (1931-2010), [Andrew Young leading people, including John Lewis and Hosea Williams, in prayer, before the Selma to Montgomery march, Alabama], 1965 (169.1991) On Sunday morning, March 7, 1965, a march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery began … Continue reading

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“Free Manicure and Free Tea Cup Reading with Your Lunch”

Lee Sievan, Class in Cultural Anthropology at Hunter College, 1940s (190.1991) Lee Sievan, San Gennaro, Two Girls with Soda Pop and Balloons, 1946 (33.1990) Lee Sievan, Corner Candy Store, 1940s (38.1990) Lee Sievan, Movie Posters and Clothes Lines, 1939 (34.1990) … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: 75 Tears Ago Today

PM, July 22, 1940, pp 16-17 Yesterday at Coney Island… Temperature 89… They Came Early, Stayed Late Cameraman Reports On Lost Kids, Parking Troubles Weegee, whose real name is Arthur Fellig, took this picture at four in the afternoon. The … Continue reading

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Earth Day, 2020

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), Earth Day, 1970 (822.2002) (This poster was made for the first Earth Day, 50 years ago today.) NASA, Earthrise, December 24, 1968 (2016.23.1) Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, entered lunar orbit on Christmas … Continue reading

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“Lunch is Served”… at the museum

Dale Rooks or Ray Platnick, [Lunch at the Museum of Modern Art, New York], August 1942 (2016.19.191) LUNCH IS SERVED: This Summer the Museum started serving lunch in the garden, found it surprisingly popular. Price $1, but as much as … 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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Lunch Time!

Walker Evans (1903–1975), Lunchroom Buddies, New York City, 1931 (printed 1974) (50.1981.k) This glass plate negative was made on Second Avenue in Manhattan. Inscription on negative envelope: ‘LUNCHROOM BUDDIES [underlined] // New York about [crossed out] 1933? // Glass neg. … Continue reading

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A Time Travelling Magical Megalethoscope View of the Palace of Versailles

Carlo Ponti (1823-1893) (attributed), Palais et place d’armes, Versailles, 1870s (2012.69.2) (Albumen print, Megalethoscope slide) The Megalethoscope was patented in in the early 1860s by the Swiss born optician and photographer Carlo Ponti (1823-1893). Ponti spent the last forty years … Continue reading

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Weegee’s Puppies, Puppies, Puppies

Weegee (1899-1968), “Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze, New York,” February 1, 1944 (1056.1993) Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms Cherry Blossoms

Sakura Sakura (Cherry Blossom Cherry Blossom), Yuko Takahashi; Miyako Nagata; Kanichi Shimofusa Kozaburo Tamamura [1856-], [Travel album of Japan], ca. 1880–90 (228.1990) Don’t Tie the Pony to the Cherry Tree, Tamaki Miura, 1917 “Uyeno Tea House” A teahouse in Ueno … Continue reading

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