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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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Baseball Behind Bars

Jacob Riis, Juvenile Asylum Playground, ca. 1888 – ca. 1898 (190.1982) Erich Salomon, Prisoners watching baseball game, courtyard of New York County Jail, 1932 (111.1986) W. Eugene Smith, [White All-Stars Baseball team of prisoners at Ohio Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio], 1941 … Continue reading

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“You’ve Got a Friend”

Vu, Radio, September 14, 1932 (2007.84.61) Lewis Hine, [Highly-skilled worker testing radio frequency alignment and making final test of chassis, RCA Victor, Camden, New Jersey], 1936-37 (957.1975) Man working in a RCA Victor Plant. Final Inspector – testing radio frequency … Continue reading

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“Amelia Earhart riding up the Broadway canyon through cheering thousands with the traditional accompaniment of ticker tape…”

The New York Times, Mid-Week Pictorial, July 2, 1932 (2006.18.39) New York accords a “Lindbergh welcome” to the woman who accomplished a solo flight across the Atlantic: Mrs. Amelia Earhart Putnam Riding up the Broadway canyon through cheering thousands, with … Continue reading

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“Flowers, flowers everywhere…” – “An American Town Celebrates in the Old Dutch Fashion”

An American Town Celebrates in the Old Dutch Fashion An American town energetically carries on the tradition of Dutch cleanliness: Men and girls of Holland, Mich. Whose population of 15,000 is largely of Dutch descent, scrubbing the city streets as … Continue reading

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“The First Woman to Fly the Atlantic Alone”

Unidentified Photographer, [Amelia Earhart], ca. 1932 (1335.2005) Vu, “La ‘Girl Lindbergh’ A Traversé L’Atlantique,” May 25, 1932, (2009.61.15) Vanity Fair, “Miss Amelia Earhart: A new portrait by Steichen of the famed American flier who is now the wife of Mr. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1942-43 (16442.1993) The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 … Continue reading

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