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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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Berenice Abbott: “Photography is now”

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), [Jacob Heyman Butcher Shop, 345 Sixth Avenue, New York], 1938 (662.1984) Berenice Abbott speaking and showing slides at ICP on November 5, 1979 about moving to New York in 1929, having a studio at Hotel des Artistes … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Xmas, “Little Willie” Littlefield, 1949 Malick Sidibé, Nuit de Noël, 1962 (22.2004) Santa Claus Blues, Clarence Williams’ Trio; Charley Straight; Gus Kahn, 1925 VU, photo by André Kertész, December 23, 1931, (2011.7.64) Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby, Amos Milburn … Continue reading

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“The Statue of Liberty: A Guiding Light in a Dark World”

Picture Post, The United States: The Statue of Liberty: A guiding light in a dark world, 1940 (2007.80.2) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified group with Statue of Liberty], ca. 1886 (2008.81.13) Andreas Feininger, [Statue of Liberty at night], January 1943 (2011.78.10) Berenice … 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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Labor Day Week: Lewhine

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), The superintendent and one of the spinners, Catawba Cotton Mills, Newton, North Carolina. Others smaller still. Ten boys and girls this size and smaller out of a force of 40 employees, December 1908 Child Labor Victory … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott

Barbara Morgan, Berenice Abbott with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Lee Sievan, Portrait of Bernice Abbott, Woodstock, N.Y., 1951 (26.1986) Margaretta Mitchell, Berenice Abbott, 1977 (27.1983) Yousuf Karsh, Berenice Abbott, August 24, 1989 (560.1989) Four portraits of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), born 120 … Continue reading

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