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Berenice Abbott

Barbara Morgan, Berenice Abbott with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Lee Sievan, Portrait of Bernice Abbott, Woodstock, N.Y., 1951 (26.1986) Margaretta Mitchell, Berenice Abbott, 1977 (27.1983) Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Four portraits of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), born 120 … Continue reading

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Summer School

Two Summer Sessions of the School of Design in Chicago L. Moholy-Nagy, Director 247-257 East Ontario St. Summer Sessions June 22- August 1 Aims: The School of Design in Chicago is a non-profit corporation for the training of creative workers … Continue reading

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Margo Talks – and Mary Morris Photographs

Mary Morris, [Margo], 1942 Oh, no! The people of Mexico aren’t lazy like most people think… Look. When Americans say this to me I boil. I say to them… Mary Morris, [Margo], 1942 Whenever there’s dire poverty there’s lack of … Continue reading

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Mary Morris: “Peg and Betsy”

Mary Morris, [Peg and Betsy], 1942 Stomach-side down is the twin’s favorite position. When they flop over on their backs, or get placed there, they struggle valiantly to turn over again. Mary Morris, [Peg and Betsy], 1942 Propped Up like … Continue reading

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Meet Tallulah! Meet Mary!

Mary Morris, Tallulah Bankhead, 1942 PM, “This is Miss Bankhead, actress, in ‘Skin of Our Teeth’… Now Meet Tallulah!” December 27, 1942, pp. 22-26 In 1942 Tallulah Bankhead (1902–1968) starred in Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth. Ms. Bankhead … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (6): Weegee’s Dogs

Weegee, “Pet Dog Joins Smoke-Poisoned Fireman,” 1942 (15050.1993) “Pet Dog Joins Smoke-Poisoned Fireman Fireman Edward Frank, left, getting oxygen in an ambulance during an Eighth St. fire, was joined by Boots, Engine Co. 14 mascot. The dog wouldn’t leave until … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Leonard Freed (1929-2006), The fire hydrants are opended during the summer heat, Harlem, NY, 1967 (404.1981) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (87.1996) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (86.1996) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. City, 1977 (27.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), South 3rd … Continue reading

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