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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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“Brooklyn School Children See Gambler Murdered in Street”

Weegee, Their First Murder, October 8, 1941 (13.1997) A few days after Weegee’s photo of oblivious New York squirrels hoarding acorns in Battery Park was published in PM and a few days after the record-breaking heat in the beginning of October … Continue reading

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“This squirrel is perfectly oblivious…”

Weegee, Hoarding for Winter, October 5, 1941 (14899.1993) Weegee, Hoarding for Winter [verso], October 5, 1941 (14899.1993) PM, October 6, 1941, p. 14 Hoarding for Winter on one of the hottest days of the year, this squirrel is perfectly oblivious … Continue reading

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“Weegee Has a Salon”

PM, August 27, 1941, p. 14 Weegee Has a Salon: Arthur Fellig, the night-prowling cameraman who turns in many of PM’s choicest pictures of fires, wrecks, rescues and crimes, is having a one-man show of his own at the Photo … Continue reading

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