Author Archives: claartjevandijk

About claartjevandijk

Assistant Curator, Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York

Pearl Primus

John Albert, [Pearl Primus dancing at a Fiesta Republicana, Dexter Park, Queens, New York], July 19, 1943 (2013.115.41) “In Memory of Free Spain Pearl Primus, of Café Society (downtown), entertains at a Fiesta Republicana held yesterday at Dexter Park, Queens, … Continue reading

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Submerged Portraits

Gideon Mendel, Graham and Kieran Leith, Toll Bar village near Doncaster, United Kingdom, June 2007 (2013.87.1) Gideon Mendel, Dalami, at a flooded goat farm and butchery, Ahoada, Rivers State, Nigeria, November 2012 (2013.87.2) Gideon Mendel, Anchalee Koyamaholds, Taweewattana district, Bangkok, … Continue reading

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Catherine Leroy

Catherine Leroy, Flares over the Da Nang River on the eve of the Tet Offensive, JAnuary 31st, 1968 (2011.73.6) Catherine Leroy, A North Vietnamese lieutenant and his men guard a position at the cathedral of Hue at the onset of the … Continue reading

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Silver Swans

Unidentified Photographer, Women’s Baseball Team, ca. 1910 (2011.17.3)

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Mothers

Ernst Haas, Bicentennial, Concord, Massachusetts, 1975 (35.1976) Fazal Sheikh, Fatuma Abdi Hussein and her son Abdullai, Somali refugee camp, Mandera, Kenya, 1993 (64.1997) John Olson, [Grace Slick with her mother Virginia Wing in her home, Palo Alto, California], 1971 (2482.2005) Gordon Coster, … Continue reading

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Inspirations of Strong Women

Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (“Suzie”- Suzanne Perry. Still from film The Adoration of Suzie),  1966-1971 (280.1983.a) Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (Champion weight lifter carrying 165-170 pounds over her head),  1979-1981 (280.1983.k) Walter K. Gutman, Untitled (Weight lifter, International Olympic Class … Continue reading

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Hansel Mieth

Otto Hagel, Hansel on the Golden Gate Ferry, shortly after she arrived from Germany, 1931 (369.1993) Hansel Mieth, Men begging for jobs, San Francisco waterfront, 1932 (373.1993) Hansel Mieth, Trapped Coyote, Montana, 1938 (388.1993) Hansel Mieth, Emma, Hansel’s Sister. She was incurably ill with … Continue reading

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