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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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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932 (197.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Alberto Giacometti, 1961 (301.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Naples, 1963 (229.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Mexico, 1964 (235.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Sifnos, Greece, 1961 (228.1994) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), Athens, … Continue reading

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