Tag Archives: 1942

Weegee’s Cats

Weegee, “Firemen William Murawski and William Miller went to the rescue of this cat when it wedged itself between the walls of the buildings at 51 and 53 Barclay St.“, October 6, 1942 (15153.1993) PM, October 6, 1942, p. 19 … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coney Island at Noon: Independence Day, 2017

Weegee, [Crowd at Coney Island beach, Brooklyn], July 4, 1942 (2044.1993) 75 years ago today Weegee made these images of a sea of people standing on the sand at Coney Island on Saturday, July 4th, 1942. “Looking northwest, from Bushman … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Boots, Buddy, Jerry and Dixie Girl

Boots Weegee (1899-1968), “Pet Dog Joins Smoke-Poisoned Fireman,” December 24, 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Weegee Wednesday: Welcome Back!

Weegee (1899-1968), “All Steamed Up,” May 9, 1940 (2423.1993) All Steamed Up This started off as a break in a water main… as all the cameramen left… on a hunch I stuck around alone… suddenly there was a rumble… I … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Weegee Wednesdays: Weegee Does New Jersey. Or, “I always got lost in Jersey.”

Unidentified Photographer, Weegee on Lindbergh Case, Flemington N.J., ca. 1935, (19796.1993) Three days and 73 years ago, on April 26, 1942, Weegee photographed a tragic train crash in the Exchange Place station on the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad. (Low ridership … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Joy of YOLOing…

Weegee, [Police and bystanders with body of Stanley Sandler, a passenger in an automobile that crashed into a Third Avenue El pillar and caught fire, New York], April 16, 1942 (14129.1993) Weegee, [Greenpoint Hospital attendant Mary Biscarei tagging body of … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment