Tag Archives: 1937

Water is Life: World Water Day

Martin Munkacsi, [Man inspecting water container, Rio de Janeiro], ca. 1932 (2007.110.556) Margaret Bourke-White, [Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal at his desk drinking boiled water from bottle while reporting on severe flooding], 1937 (1649.2005) George Rodger, Searching for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Chim

Regards, “Lourdes…” November 1933 (2007.71.102) Voila, “Avec les Thoniers Bretons,” August 15, 1936 (2007.71.19) Regards, “Le Messe de Campagne sur le Front Basque,” March 4, 1937 (2007.18.32) Photo-History 1: War in Spain, “Safeguarding Spanish Art,” April 1937 (2006.46.1) Regards, “Les … Continue reading

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Labor Day Week: Making glass bottles and glass door knobs

Lewis Wickes Hine, [Blowers in green glass monkey shop, T.C. Wheaton Company, Millville, New Jersey], March 26, 1937 (906.1975) Millville, New Jersey – Glass bottles. T.C. Wheaton Co. Green glass monkey shop. This shows the set-up of a green glass … Continue reading

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“Gerda Taro – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”

Unidentified Photographer, Gerda Taro, Guadalajara Front, July 1937 Gerta Pohorylle, aka Gerda Taro, was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on August 1, 1910. After attending the Königin-Charlotte Realschule in Stuttgart, the Internat Villa Florissant in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Höhere Handelsschule (Business … Continue reading

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May Day, 2018

Boris Ignatovitch, May Day in Moscow, May 1, 1927 (329.1986) Robert Capa, [Young girls and boys parading in the streets on May Day, Paris], May 1, 1936-37 (322.1992) Robert Capa, [Spectators at a May Day celebration, Paris], May 1, 1937 … Continue reading

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Central Park is for People and Plants and Animals (not cars)

Martin Munkacsi, [Woman and two children with kite, Central Park], 1937 (2007.110.1908) Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Christopher Isherwood and W. H. Auden, Central Park, 1938 (73.1982) Weegee, Dancing is free in Central Park, ca. 1945 (644.1993) Lou Bernstein, N.Y. City, 1973 (28.1992) Tod … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott : “I’m New York” or “The Farther Away You Go the Truer Perspective You Get”

Berenice Abbott, On the Water Front, (385.1983) Berenice Abbott, Gunsmith and Police Department Headquarters, February 4, 1937 (386.1983) Berenice Abbott, New York Harbour, 1938 (389.1983) Berenice Abbott, Trinity Church, From Roof on One Wall Street, Manhattan, (392.1983) Berenice Abbott, From … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (4): Our Friends the Dogs

Vu et Lu, June 3, 1937 (2011.7.3)

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Year of the Dog (2)

Lisette Model, Promenade des Anglais, 1937 (79.1993) Robert Capa, [Truman Capote holding a pet dog, Italy], 1953 (3342.1992) Richard Avedon, [Contact sheet of Marilyn Monroe posing with dog], 1958 (1249.2005) Elliott Erwitt, Amsterdam, 1972 (2007.4.32) Nicholas Nixon, New Canaan, Connecticut, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Hot and Free

Weegee, “Tavern of ground floor of burning building at 80 Greenwich St. is shelter for firemen overcome by smoke, New Year’s Eve. Customers also had a hot time,” January 2, 1945 (15175.1993) Weegee, “Hot,” January 1, 1940 (15010.1993) Hot. Coney … Continue reading

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