Tag Archives: 1952

May Day, 2018

Boris Ignatovitch, May Day in Moscow, May 1, 1927 (329.1986) Robert Capa, [Young girls and boys parading in the streets on May Day, Paris], May 1, 1936-37 (322.1992) Robert Capa, [Spectators at a May Day celebration, Paris], May 1, 1937 … Continue reading

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Listening to Records

Martin Munkacsi, [Listening to records], 1930s Weegee, After midnight in Washington Square Park, Folk Dance, ca. 1946 (14213.1993) Gordon Parks, “Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man,’” 1952 (1606.2005) Retreat is found beneath the city in an underground room. Here surrounded by lights, … Continue reading

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Eve Arnold: “Words”

Eve Arnold, Marlene Dietrich recording Lili Marlene, 1952 (770.1983) Then late one rainy night I received a call to cover a recording session of Marlene Dietrich in which she would sing the songs she had sung to the Allied troops … Continue reading

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Seeing Skiing: Winter Olympics Pics

Robert Capa, [Crowd of spectators at the 1952 Winter Olympic Games, Norway], February 1952 (2013.77.237) Olympics– Suspense of the ski race is reflected on faces of spectators, including one old lady who leans forward to get a better look at … Continue reading

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Voting

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [Line of South Korean farmers walking to village office to vote for country’s President and Vice President in first vote held in battle torn republic], 1952 (1722.2005) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [South Korean farmers waiting to vote for … Continue reading

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“Bright, smart or brilliant, things like that.”

Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), Little Italy, Manhattan (Feast of San Gennaro), 1952 (367.1984) [Joseph Ronga, 106 Mulberry St.] Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 42nd Street (Looking West) and Vanderbilt Avenue, 1953 (369.1984) Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 30th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC (Sunday a.m.), … Continue reading

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