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“Lunch is Served”… at the museum

Dale Rooks or Ray Platnick, [Lunch at the Museum of Modern Art, New York], August 1942 (2016.19.191) LUNCH IS SERVED: This Summer the Museum started serving lunch in the garden, found it surprisingly popular. Price $1, but as much as … Continue reading

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“Joy of Living”

Just Let Me Look at You, Kenny Baker; Harry Sosnik And His Orchestra; Jerome Kern; Dorothy Fields, 1938. From the RKO-Radio Picture “Joy Of Living”. You are there, exciting and fair While I’m so dull tonight Seems there’s a lull … Continue reading

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Weegee’s Puppies, Puppies, Puppies

Weegee (1899-1968), “Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze, New York,” February 1, 1944 (1056.1993) Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze … Continue reading

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Wash Your…

Julia Pirotte (1908-2000), [Hands, Marseille], 1942 (352.1983) VU, December 28, 1932 (2009.61.34) Bonne Année! Noël… Jour de l’an… la semaine des main tendues… des vœux… des étrennes… des cadeaux… Tous vous la souhaitent bonne et heuresuse. Photo Universal

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“Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire”

Weegee (1899-1968), Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire, New York, March 7, 1942 (15125.1993) (This print was used in the creation of Weegee by Weegee.) Weegee (1899-1968), Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire, New York, March 7, 1942 (negative 601) … Continue reading

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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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“Photos of body and scene at Broome and Elizabeth St…”

Weegee (1899-1968), [Body of Anthony Izzo, killed by off-duty policeman Eligio Sarro, New York], February 2, 1942 (122.1982) PM, February 3, 1942, p. 11 Off Duty Cop Does Duty, Kills Gunman Who Tries Stickup The boys were playing a little … Continue reading

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