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Psychic action shot

Weegee (1899-1968), Action shot by Weegee, February 16, 1941 (974.1993) (Remnants of a “Three Lions, 551 Fifth Avenue” sticker, and a beautiful “This Photo Sold for Use in One Publication Only, Credit Line Must Read, Arthur Fellig Photo, 5 Center … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln

Mathew B. Brady (1822-1896), [Abraham Lincoln], May 16, 1861, (2009.15.1) PM, February 12, 1941, p.1 Tichnor Bros., Inc., [Freedom], Stefan Lorant Collection Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was born on this day 211 years ago.

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“America is my home.”

Weegee, [Schoolchildren evacuated from classroom for New York’s first air-raid alarms of World War II], December 10, 1941 (2406.1993) PM, December 10, 1941, p.16 New York Has Its First Air-Raid Alarms, But the Enemy Fails to Make Appearance A million … Continue reading

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“The most beautiful sight in the world is…”

Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6818.1993) Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6819.1993) Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6840.1993) Weegee, [Baby elephant a top of the Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1960 (3041.1993) PM, March 2, … 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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“That Dust Bowl Is Second Base,” 1941

Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base [detail], 1941 (2019.45.11)Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base, 1941 (2019.45.11) Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base [verso], 1941 (2019.45.11) That Dust Bowl Is Second Base And the two men tangled up there are Camilli … Continue reading

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“Look What The Cop Dragged In!”

PM, October 24, 1941, p. 15 [detail] An editorial published in The New York Post on October 23, 1941 called for the arrest of Joseph McWilliams: For Magistrate Hoppin On Sept. 3, 1941, Magistrate William Hoppin in Uptown Traffic Court … Continue reading

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