Category Archives: Fans in a Flashbulb

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) Arnold Eagle, … 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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The prophecy of the stars

Walker Evans, [“The Grand Man” Astrologer’s Sign, Georgia?], 1934-35 (31.2002) Vu, December 27, 1933 (2009.61.61) Vu, January 2, 1935 (2011.7.97) Vu, April 11, 1934 (2009.61.73) Vu, December 26, 1934 (2009.61.94) More about astrology and horoscopes can be read in many, … 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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Ruth Bernhard

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Doll’s head, 1936 (357.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Star shell, 1943 (358.1982) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, October 17, 1981 Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006), Shell in silk, 1939 (304.1981) Ruth Bernhard at ICP, … Continue reading

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“Perhaps to live I needed to know there is beauty.” Sonja Bullaty

Sonja Bullaty (1923-2000), Sudek on his 80th birthday, Prague, March 17, 1976 (117.1996) Sonja Bullaty (1923-2000), Sudek, Prague, 1960s (118.1996) Angelo Lomeo, A toast: Sonja Bullaty and Josef Sudek, 1972 (116.1996) Sonja Bullaty (1923-2000), Women’s March, Tanzania, 1966 Sonja Bullaty … Continue reading

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Nurse-midwife Maude Callen

W. Eugene Smith, [Nurse-midwife Maude Callen examining throat glands of young boy], 1951 (1003.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude and doctor examining emaciated woman-side view], 1951 (984.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude wiping head of young boy with distended belly, older boy watching], 1951 … Continue reading

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