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“America is my home.”

Weegee, [Schoolchildren evacuated from classroom for New York’s first air-raid alarms of World War II], December 10, 1941 (2406.1993) PM, December 10, 1941, p.16 New York Has Its First Air-Raid Alarms, But the Enemy Fails to Make Appearance A million … Continue reading

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Hansel Mieth

Otto Hagel, Hansel on the Golden Gate Ferry, shortly after she arrived from Germany, 1931 (369.1993) Hansel Mieth, Men begging for jobs, San Francisco waterfront, 1932 (373.1993) Hansel Mieth, Trapped Coyote, Montana, 1938 (388.1993) Hansel Mieth, Emma, Hansel’s Sister. She was incurably ill with … Continue reading

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Imogen Cunningham

Kenn Duncan (1928-1986), Imogen Cunningham, San Francisco, 1975 (398.1982) Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), My Signature, 1973 (52.1998) Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), Frida Kahlo, 1931 (2010.22.1) Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), Mills College Amphitheater, ca. 1920 (400.1981) Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), San Francisco Civil Rights Parade; … Continue reading

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Eight Monkeys for the Lunar New Year

W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978), [Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s Mission Hospital. A tamed chimpanzee. Lambaréné, Gabon], 1954 (1542.2005) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Barney and Petunia, Pony Foundation, 1970 (62.1992) Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), [Untitled], 1943 (RV_16_003_003) (“Bronx Zoo, 1943, Dear Toto, with us Monkeys, … Continue reading

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When September Comes…

At the end of summer, the small ones are looking forward to the start the school! Meeting friends, discovering new things, sometimes misbehaving, starting daily activities, and many more things are just around the corner! Classes are starting, but students … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day!

Today is the 14th of March, alternatively March 14 or even 3/14. Not unnaturally, today is also Pi Day. Celebrated by mathematicians all over the world in honor of the number Pi (or π), the ratio of a circle’s circumference … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

Movietone News, “When ‘Arizona’s’ magazines exploded there was a roar that could be heard for miles. Then she was still,” December 7, 1941 Kelso Daly, “Brought from his bed by the thunder of exploding bombs, this pajama-clad islander has rushed … Continue reading

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