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Berenice Abbott On the Bowery

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), “El,” Second and Third Avenue Lines, April 24, 1936 (251.1985) Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Tri-Boro Barber School, 264 Bowery, October 24, 1935 (253.1985) Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Hardware Store, 316-318 Bowery, New York, January 26, 1938 (667.1984) Berenice Abbott … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott: “Photography is now”

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), [Jacob Heyman Butcher Shop, 345 Sixth Avenue, New York], 1938 (662.1984) Berenice Abbott speaking and showing slides at ICP on November 5, 1979 about moving to New York in 1929, having a studio at Hotel des Artistes … Continue reading

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Used in Life: “Dead Bones to Live Art”

Ansel Adams (1902-1984), [Artist Georgia O’Keeffe gathering material for one of her paintings by lugging home a cow’s head and skeleton], 1938 (1159.2005) Life, “Georgia O’Keeffe Turns Dead Bones to Live Art,” February 14, 1938, pp. 28-29 Ansel Adams (1902-1984), … Continue reading

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Perfect

Arthur Rickerby, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen in the fifth game of the 1956 World Series, 1956 (500.1993) On a Monday afternoon in the Bronx, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game. This photo was made, of course, near the … Continue reading

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“Pouring the Heat”

Margaret Bourke-White, [Heavily tattooed chest and arms of workman at the Bethlehem Ship Building Co.], 1938 (1738.2005) Margaret Bourke-White, [Heavily tattooed chest and arms of workman at the Bethlehem Ship Building Co.] [verso], 1938 (1738.2005) Baltimore dry dock plant of … Continue reading

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“The Statue of Liberty: A Guiding Light in a Dark World”

Picture Post, The United States: The Statue of Liberty: A guiding light in a dark world, 1940 (2007.80.2) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified group with Statue of Liberty], ca. 1886 (2008.81.13) Andreas Feininger, [Statue of Liberty at night], January 1943 (2011.78.10) Berenice … Continue reading

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Paul Robeson

Vandamm Studio, Paul Robeson, 1930s (1558.1990) Paul Robeson and His Life Robeson is a college man – a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, with degrees from both institutions. He is athlete – scholar – actor – singer, and outstanding … Continue reading

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