Author Archives: Christopher George

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

Charles Moore, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. arrest in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 (2011.24.4) Charles Moore, [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. arrested in Montgomery, Alabama], 1958 (2011.24.5) Charles Moore, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is arrested for loitering outside a courtroom … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dan Weiner, [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.], 1956 (1984.13) Dan Weiner, [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama], 1956 (1984.2) Dan Weiner, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., (142.1992) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born today, January 15, 1929.

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“Actual Photo of Ruth’s Execution”

New York Daily News, January 13, p. 1 (Pink Edition, Final Edition, Final Edition) DEAD! Ruth Brown Snyder Henry Judd Gray STATE AVENGES ALBERT SNYDER’S DEATH! – Ruth Snyder and Judd Gray last night walked to a sitting death in … Continue reading

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“…accused as murderess…”

Weegee, [Anna Sheehan at police headquarters, New York], January, 1937 (14036.1993) Anna and Joseph Sheehan lived in Hells Kitchen. The Sheehans had been married for nine years. They had three children, all boys, at the dawn of 1937 their ages … Continue reading

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John Baldessari (1931-2020)

David Seidner, John Baldessari, 1991 (2007.60.7) (Platinum print) John Baldessari (in conversation with Douglas Huebler, moderated by Charles Stainback) at ICP on Setember 30, 1992; this talk accompanied the exhibition “Special Collections: The Photographic Order from Pop to Now.”

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Happy New Year!

New Year’s Celebration VU, December 28, 1932 (2009.61.34) Bonne Année! Noël… Jour de l’an… la semaine des main tendues… des vœux… des étrennes… des cadeaux… Tous vous la souhaitent bonne et heuresuse. Photo Universal MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Weegee, … Continue reading

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Weegee Covers Christmas in New York…

PM, December 26, 1940 Weegee Covers Christmas in New York… In Pictures and Words by Weegee Early Christmas Eve I received a phone call from Wesley Price, one of PM’s picture editors. Price told me he wanted a good holiday … Continue reading

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