Tag Archives: 1958

Coffee with Weegee

Weegee (1899-1968), [Fireman enjoying a cup of coffee after tenement fire, New York], July 27, 1941 (15131.1993) Yeah, I reckon I do get the breaks. But I get them because I stay around and work for them. I have no … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

Charles Moore, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. arrest in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 (2011.24.4) Charles Moore, [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. arrested in Montgomery, Alabama], 1958 (2011.24.5) Charles Moore, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is arrested for loitering outside a courtroom … Continue reading

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Vote – Life

Matt Herron, “Vote” Marcher, Selma to Montgomery, March 1965 (2008.56.1) Cornell Capa, [Election day at the Democratic Party election-day headquarters, Biltmore Hotel, New York], November 8, 1960 (129.2004) Ken Heyman, [Voting in Virginia], 1958 (2013.107.28) Robert Capa, [Man voting in … Continue reading

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Art Blakey Centenial

Art Blakey, Nothing But the Soul, (A drum improvisation), 1954. Herman Leonard, Art Blakey, Paris, 1958 (2008.3.13) (c) Herman Leonard Photography, LLC Art Blakey (1919-1990), one of the greatest and most influential drummers and bandleaders, was born in Pittsburgh on … Continue reading

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“…Until Justice Rolls Down Like Waters and Righteousness Like a Mighty Stream”

Charles Moore, Martin Luther King arrest in Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 (2011.24.4) Benedict J. Fernandez, Dr. King addresses the New Politics Convention at the Chicago Coliseum, Chicago, October 1967 (76.1990) Unidentified photographer, [Rev. H. Ralph Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr., and … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (5)

Anatol Josepho, [Self-portrait of Anatol Josepho (inventor of the photo booth) with terrier], 1928-30 (2008.8.1) Martin Munkacsi, [Martin and Alice Munkacsi with dog], ca. 1932 (2007.110.1219) Gisele Freund, Three generations of Joyces. James Joyce, seated, Giorgio standing, and Stephen playing … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (2)

Lisette Model, Promenade des Anglais, 1937 (79.1993) Robert Capa, [Truman Capote holding a pet dog, Italy], 1953 (3342.1992) Richard Avedon, [Contact sheet of Marilyn Monroe posing with dog], 1958 (1249.2005) Elliott Erwitt, Amsterdam, 1972 (2007.4.32) Nicholas Nixon, New Canaan, Connecticut, … Continue reading

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