Tag Archives: 1949

“I don’t know.”

W. Eugene Smith, Rail worker Joseph Hunter, Ohio, 1949, (1559.2005) Rail Worker Joseph Hunter, long time Republican, is switchman on line that serves Bessemer converters at Youngstown. He has three-word opinion of Taft, “I don’t know.” W. Eugene Smith, Refinery … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Edwin Rosskam, “Boy dressed up for Easter parade, Chicago”, April 1941, (108.2003) Russell Lee, “In front of the Pilgrim Baptist church on Easter Sunday, Chicago”, April 1941, (103.2003) Baptists were by far the South Side’s largest denomination. The photographers visited … Continue reading

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“There’s Spring in the Air…”

Charles Hoff, [Brooklyn Dodgers Training Camp, Bear Mountain, New York], 1945 (2013.6.15) Dodgers in training at Bear Mountain. Under direction of the coach “Chuck” Dressen the Brooklyn Dodgers undergo their first outdoor calisthenic drill at Bear Mountain. Text typed on … Continue reading

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Water is Life: World Water Day

Martin Munkacsi, [Man inspecting water container, Rio de Janeiro], ca. 1932 (2007.110.556) Margaret Bourke-White, [Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal at his desk drinking boiled water from bottle while reporting on severe flooding], 1937 (1649.2005) George Rodger, Searching for … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson!

Brownie McGhee, Robbie – Doby Boogie, May 1948 (archive.org) Nina Leen, [Brooklyn Dodger baseball star Jackie Robinson holding his young son Jackie Jr. on his lap as he sits with his wife Rachel on front steps of their home], July … Continue reading

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Pencils, or Working Together: “It’s fun to make something that you believe in.”

Sol Libsohn (1914-2001), [Worker, American Lead Pencil, Hoboken, New Jersey], 1949 (1297.2005) Sol Libsohn, [Supervisor evaluating worker, American Lead Pencil, Hoboken, New Jersey], 1949 (1295.2005) Sol Libsohn, [Shop Steward for Local 77-A of Textile Workers Union, John Lombardo gets details … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (10)

Ferenc Berko, Dog-in-Snow series, 1949 (582.1993) Lisette Model, The Dog Show, 1950 (65.1993) Unidentified Photographer, [Dog], 1973 (DA.SA8.414) Arthur Leipzig, Frisky, 1950 (2016.22.8) John Albert, [Bulldog standing and licking its nose], 1944 (2013.115.40) Andy Warhol, Dog, 1982 (2008.58.138) Barbara Alper, … Continue reading

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