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Perfect

Arthur Rickerby, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen in the fifth game of the 1956 World Series, 1956 (500.1993) On a Monday afternoon in the Bronx, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game. This photo was made, of course, near the … Continue reading

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Audrey Hepburn (“Funny Face”)

Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey Hepburn holding balloons on the set of “Funny Face,” Tuileries, Paris, France], 1956 (42.1990) Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey Hepburn and designer Givenchy, trying on her gown for ballet sequence], ca. 1956 (41.1990) Chim (David Seymour), [Audrey … Continue reading

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Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Yousuf Karsh speaking at ICP on October 7, 1977. Yousuf Karsh, Jessye Norman, April 4, 1990 (1992.1330) Yousuf Karsh speaking at ICP on October 7, 1977. Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) was born 110 … Continue reading

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Erich Lessing (1923-2018)

Erich Lessing, Russian tanks roll through the streets of Budapest, 1956 (22.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to burn Communist propaganda, 1956 (32.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to burn Communist propaganda, 1956 (42.1987) Erich Lessing, Looting a bookstore to … Continue reading

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Marching (“to demand equality for all humans”)

Michael Rougier, Women in Budapest march in honor of men who died fighting communists, 1956 (1906.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Bruce Davidson, [At the end of the march, crowds gather outside of the Alabama State … Continue reading

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