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Working to Break up the Break: Celebrate International Coffee Day!

Bill Owens, I used to be a chef and my partner was a garbage foreman, 1974 (2389.2005) Carl Mydans [French tank brigade near Verdun, France], June 1940 (181.2005) Carl Mydans [Sand hogs, Midtown Tunnel breakroom, New York], 1939 (189.2005) Russell … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World, Prince George!

Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was born at 4:24 PM on July 22, 2013–and he’s already had his first photo op. In honor of the prince’s birth, here are a few images … Continue reading

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Payback

Carl Mydans, Unfaithful Woman, 1944 In July 1940 Marshal Pétain became the Chief of State of Vichy France following France’a military defeat by Germany in World War Two. His regime allied and collaborated with the Axis Powers. After the liberation … Continue reading

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Remembering Hiroshima

United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Physical Damage Division, [Ruins of Shima Surgical Hospital, Hiroshima], October 24, 1945 (The ruins of the Hiroshima Prefectural Exhibition Hall, now the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, are visible in the background.) Yoshito Matsushige, [Dazed survivors … Continue reading

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Tule Lake Internment Camp

Carl Mydans, [Young man playing guitar in the stockade, Tule Lake Internment Camp, Newell, California], 1944 Caption published in Life, March 20, 1944 issue: What it feels like to be a prisoner is shown in expression of this young Japanese … Continue reading

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Dope! The Menace of the Living Dead

Unidentified Photographer, Dope! The Menace of the Living Dead, 1930s Carl Mydans, Opium Den, Singapore, 1941 Bill Eppridge, [Karen, a drug addict, using a hypodermic needle on an eyedropper or "spike" to shoot up with heroin], 1965 Larry Clark, Untitled, … Continue reading

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Carl Mydans in the Ozarks

Carl Mydans, Interior of Ozarks cabin housing six people, Missouri, May 1936

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Cardboard Congregation

Carl Mydans, Rector of Warleggan, 1953 Carl Mydans, Rector, 1953 Reverend Frederick William Densham, the aged and eccentric Rector of St. Bartholomew’s Church in Warleggan, England, walks the path alongside the church to which he was appointed in 1931. On … Continue reading

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