Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Stay At Home (Don’t Do This)

Weegee (1899-1968), [Afternoon crowd at Coney Island, Brooklyn], July 21, 1940, (Weegee Portfolio 4) PM, July 22, 1940, pp 16-17 Yesterday at Coney Island… Temperature 89… They Came Early, Stayed Late Cameraman Reports On Lost Kids, Parking Troubles Weegee, whose … Continue reading

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“Kenby Studio: Brooklyn’s Leading Photographers”

Kenby Studio, [Unidentified Group], ca. 1920 (880.1990) Kenby Studio, [Chauffeur with car], ca. 1920s (746.1990) New York Age, (Brooklyn page, second section), May 25, 1935, p.7 PHOTOGRAPHS! GRADUATES! Follow The Crowd! Why Go Elsewhere and Regret – Come to – … Continue reading

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The Naked City is full of love

Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15666.1993) (Naked City, p.221) Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15665.1993) (Naked City, p.220) Weegee (1899-1968), [Lovers on the beach, Coney Island], ca. 1943 (1984) (Naked City, p.181) … Continue reading

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Roy Campanella’s World Series home run, 1953

Baseball crowd, Major Records Charles Hoff, [Fans reaching for ball from Dodgers’ catcher Roy Campanella’s home run hit during third game of the World Series against the New York Yankees, Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, New York] [detail], October 2, 1953 (2013.6.16) … Continue reading

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“Brooklyn School Children See Gambler Murdered in Street”

Weegee, Their First Murder, October 8, 1941 (13.1997) A few days after Weegee’s photo of oblivious New York squirrels hoarding acorns in Battery Park was published in PM and a few days after the record-breaking heat in the beginning of October … Continue reading

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“Speaking of Pictures… A New York Free Lance And Curious Passerby Photographs the News”

Life, April 12, 1937, pp. 8-11 Weegee, [Weegee inspecting trunk containing body of William Hessler, who had been stabbed to death, Red Hook, Brooklyn], August 5, 1936 (2212.1993) Weegee, [Weegee inspecting trunk containing body of William Hessler, who had been … Continue reading

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Opening Day at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn

Charles E. Stacy, [Opening Day at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn], April 1913 (2012.23.1) To celebrate the opening of Ebbets Field in 1913 there were three openings: an exhibition game against the Yankees (Highlanders) on April 5th, a “special” season opener against … Continue reading

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