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Shopping in the Past: Collectable, Grocery, Hardware, Grocery – Delicatessen, Junk, and Secondhand Shoe Shops, 1926-1946

James VanDerZee (1886-1983), [Junk shop with owner], 1926 (860.2000) James VanDerZee (1886-1983), A Pioneering Negro Owned Grocery, 1927 (859.2000) (More about James VanDerZee in this great Fansinaflashbulb post: James VanDerZee.) Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Hardware Store, January 26, 1938 (667.1984) Aaron … Continue reading

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“A wishful dream about Thanksgiving, turkey, etc.” – Happy Thanksgiving, 2017

Aaron Siskind, Harlem Peace Meals, ca. 1937 (93.1981) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the … Continue reading

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“Free Manicure and Free Tea Cup Reading with Your Lunch”

Lee Sievan, Class in Cultural Anthropology at Hunter College, 1940s (190.1991) Lee Sievan, San Gennaro, Two Girls with Soda Pop and Balloons, 1946 (33.1990) Lee Sievan, Corner Candy Store, 1940s (38.1990) Lee Sievan, Movie Posters and Clothes Lines, 1939 (34.1990) … Continue reading

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“Hey, Stella!”

Cristina García Rodero, “La Tabua,” Zarza de Montanchez, Spain, 1985 (2007.21.7) Marion Post Wolcott, Post Office in blizzard, Aspen, Colorado, 1941 (749.1984) Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square, 1938 (532.1986) Unidentified Photographer, 20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart, 1938 (2006.18.4) … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Weegee and Lee

Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Weegee and Sammy: Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery, November 11, 1946 (41.1985) Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery. Men – Editors – Duell Sloan and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden, Boy with Turkey, ca. 1920 (590.1983) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Irving Haberman, [Kenneth White and Flora Percudani, both 5, of the Childrens Aid Society’s West Side … Continue reading

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The Family Portrait

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