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Veterans Day, 2017

Larry Burrows (1926-1971), Mutter Ridge, Nui Cay Tri, South Vietnam, October 1966 (27.1998) Larry Burrows (1926-1971), First-aid station. Mutter Ridge, Nui Cay Tri, October 1966 (1758.2005) (Life, October 28, 1966, p.38 ) Larry Burrows (1926-1971), “Having failed in their first … Continue reading

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“Ain’t The Way I Heard It”

Frank Cancellare (1910-1985), [President Harry S. Truman holding up newspaper, St. Louis], November 4, 1948 (2014.28.2) St. Louis, MO: This photo of President Harry S. Truman laughing as he holds an early edition of the Chicago Tribune for Nov. 4th … Continue reading

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Gjon Mili’s Jazz and Blues

Gjon Mili (1904-1984), [Duke Ellington at piano, Dizzy Gillespie (to the left of Ellington) on trumpet, and musicians during a jam session in studio of Life photographer Gjon Mili], 1943 (1999.2005) Gjon Mili’s studio was transformed into a semblance of … Continue reading

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Protesting Racism in America

John Dominis (1921–2013), [American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting racial inequity with raised fists during national anthem at Olympics, Mexico City], October 16, 1968 (recto and verso) (1012.2005) As the American national anthem began to play during the … Continue reading

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John G. Morris (1916-2017)

Cornell Capa, John G. Morris, 1964 (2011.31.4)

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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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Nurse-midwife Maude Callen

W. Eugene Smith, [Nurse-midwife Maude Callen examining throat glands of young boy], 1951 (1003.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude and doctor examining emaciated woman-side view], 1951 (984.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude wiping head of young boy with distended belly, older boy watching], 1951 … Continue reading

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