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Realities at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Then and Now

“Photography is a powerful medium: a way to observe our history unfiltered and make historical events resonate decades later. Even in an era dominated by social media, photography still continues to shock and surprise. A still image allows you to … Continue reading

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Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972

Anthony Friedkin, Gay Liberation Parade, The Spree Float, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.2) Anthony Friedkin, Come Play with our May Doll, Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.3) Anthony Friedkin, Women at Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.4)

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June 5, 1968

Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help fallen Robert F. Kennedy after he was shot by Sirhan B. Sirhan, Los Angeles], June 5, 1968 (1910.2005) Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help … Continue reading

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Water is Life: Waterfalls

James Valentine, Seven Sisters Geirangerfjord, ca. 1867 (137.1980) John Edwards Saché, [Canyon and waterfall], 1870s (64.1999) George Barker, [Niagara Falls in Winter], ca. 1890 (2007.56.1) Ansel Adams, Rainbow Falls, Sierra Nevada, California, 1929 (312.1991) Minor White, [Waterfall], ca. 1970 (151.1980.7) … Continue reading

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summer summer

Lou Bernstein, Coney Island, 1951 (78.1992) Unidentified Photographer, [Two unidentified girls, one eating watermelon, the other disrobing], ca. 1960 (2012.24.1) The rich history of snapshot photography has yet to be written. But when that text is transcribed it will finally … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog

Unidentified Photographer, [Woman sitting in garden with dog], 1940s (2014.68.1) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman Wearing Elk’s Badge and Dog Wearing Crown], ca. 1920 (1234.1990) Mike Disfarmer, Adele Ledbetter, 1930s (2014.56.43) Weegee, [Woman and dog], ca. 1942 (16757.1993) Art Rogers, Bob … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Morley Baer (1916–1995), North Cove, Soberanes Point, Sur Coast, California, 1965 (291.1991) Paul Caponigro, Sandstone and Surf, Cape Kiwanda, Oregon, 1959 (66.2001.10) Hiroshi Hamaya (1915-1999), Tojinbo, Japan, 1960 (icp.3981) Hidekazu Iwase, Precious Jewel, 1989 (41.1994) Soichi Kiyooka (1915-1991), Tatsukushi, Kochi, … Continue reading

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