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Weegee’s Puppies, Puppies, Puppies

Weegee (1899-1968), “Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze, New York,” February 1, 1944 (1056.1993) Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze … Continue reading

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Madly in love with the Naked City

Weegee (1899-1968), Naked City, 2020 Weegee and Mary Margaret McBride talking about the recently published Naked City on radio station on WEAF, New York, in July, 1945, from Sound Portraits Productions: ANNOUNCER: It’s one o’clock, and here transcribed is Mary … Continue reading

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“I typed my own captions for my pictures”

Unidentified Photographer, [Weegee putting on boots, New York], ca. 1943 (19767.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [Weegee at his typewriter in the trunk of his 1938 Chevy, New York], ca. 1943 (19639.1993) Weegee’s Naked City is perhaps the only book in the entire … Continue reading

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“Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire”

Weegee (1899-1968), Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire, New York, March 7, 1942 (15125.1993) (This print was used in the creation of Weegee by Weegee.) Weegee (1899-1968), Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire, New York, March 7, 1942 (negative 601) … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott On the Bowery

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), “El,” Second and Third Avenue Lines, April 24, 1936 (251.1985) Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Tri-Boro Barber School, 264 Bowery, October 24, 1935 (253.1985) Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Hardware Store, 316-318 Bowery, New York, January 26, 1938 (667.1984) Berenice Abbott … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott: “Photography is now”

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), [Jacob Heyman Butcher Shop, 345 Sixth Avenue, New York], 1938 (662.1984) Berenice Abbott speaking and showing slides at ICP on November 5, 1979 about moving to New York in 1929, having a studio at Hotel des Artistes … Continue reading

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A Window into Weegee’s “Naked City”

Unidentified photographer, [Window display for Weegee’s Naked City at The Chaucer Head Book Shop, New York], (20053.1993) Photographs, the citizens and constituents that populate and compose Weegee’s Naked City, including (Arrested for Vagrancy, The Critic, Frank Sinatra, Paramount Theater, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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