Category Archives: Fans in a Flashbulb

Tolerance

Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy campaigning in Spokane, Washington], September 6, 1960 (106.2004) “Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.” John F. Kennedy  

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Hate Is Ugly

Stan Wayman, [Taunting boys during new integration program in Charlotte, North Carolina], 1957 (1871.2005) Stan Wayman, [Dorothy Counts endures hostile taunts in auditorium of Harry Harding H.S during integration], 1957 (1872.2005) A.Y. Owen, [Mrs. Marge Lucas hurls epithets during integration at Kentucky Sturgis School], … Continue reading

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Cats, Animals Help Society, London, by Martin Munkacsi

Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Cat sitting on sign for the Animals Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.495) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Woman with cat outside Animals’ Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.499) Martin Munkacsi (1898-1963), [Cats, Animals Help Society, London], 1932 (2007.110.492) Martin Munkacsi … Continue reading

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All Together Now

Neal Slavin, Staten Island Ferry, Liberty Island, NY, (207.1985.a) Neal Slavin, Holland Tunnel, Jersey City, NJ, (207.1985.l) Neal Slavin, New York City Transit Authority, Brooklyn, NY, (207.1985.i) Neal Slavin, International Twins Association, Muncie, Indiana, (207.1985.d) Neal Slavin, Product Managers, AT&T … Continue reading

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Revisiting Atget’s Gardens

Eugène Atget (1857-1927), Saint-Cloud, 1922-27 (printed 1922-27) (2009.79.11) Eugène Atget (1857-1927), [The park at Saint-Cloud], 1905-15 (Printed 1919-27) (2008.112.15) Eugène Atget (1857-1927), Versailles – Vase par Ballin, 1902 (2012.100.9) Eugène Atget (1857-1927), Versailles, Fontaine de Diane (détail), 1901 (Printed 1901-27) … Continue reading

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John G. Morris (1916-2017)

Cornell Capa, John G. Morris, 1964 (2011.31.4)

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A Strikingly Beautiful Downtown Nocturne: Naked City (annotated)

Weegee (1899-1968), “Naked City,” 1945 (2011.75.2) Weegee (1899-1968), “Naked City,” 1945 (2011.75.2) This month marks the 72nd anniversary of the publication of Weegee’s Naked City. The book begins with a bang. The first photo (after a pair of surprising and … Continue reading

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