Tag Archives: Margaret Bourke-White

Speak Easy

Margaret Bourke-White, Hunt Club in N.Y., 1933 (1732.2005) Patrons enjoying drinks at the Hunt Club, a speakeasy with a filing system listing their 23,000 eligible customers which is checked before a customer gets through the door at this venue that … Continue reading

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Walking to the ferry and freedom

PM, November 14, 1940, p. 18 (Photos by Margaret Bourke-White) Ellis Island Continued: Uncle Sam Services His Timid Guests Well… Ellis Island authorities said food for temporary guests was good. PM’s representatives were hungry. The food was excellent. They were … Continue reading

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“The Last Gateway to Democracy” – Photos by Margaret Bourke-White

PM, November 14, 1940, p. 14 (Photos by Margaret Bourke-White) The Last Gateway to Democracy To the hundreds of aliens who still seek our shores to escape the chaos, persecution and decay of the Old World, the open gates of … Continue reading

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“Pouring the Heat”

Margaret Bourke-White, [Heavily tattooed chest and arms of workman at the Bethlehem Ship Building Co.], 1938 (1738.2005) Margaret Bourke-White, [Heavily tattooed chest and arms of workman at the Bethlehem Ship Building Co.] [verso], 1938 (1738.2005) Baltimore dry dock plant of … Continue reading

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Water is Life: World Water Day

Martin Munkacsi, [Man inspecting water container, Rio de Janeiro], ca. 1932 (2007.110.556) Margaret Bourke-White, [Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal at his desk drinking boiled water from bottle while reporting on severe flooding], 1937 (1649.2005) George Rodger, Searching for … Continue reading

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Happy Year Lunar New Year!

Margaret Bourke-White, [Pigs at Swift Meat Packing Packington Plant, Chicago], 1930 (1735.2005) Jacob Riis, Pig, Rutgers Street dump, New York, March 18, 1892 (261.1982) Weegee, [After the opera, Sammy’s on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1944 (wn.662) Inge Morath, Puck … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi, photographs by Margaret Bourke-White: “To believe in non-violence and truth”

Margaret Bourke-White, Gandhi Colony: Gandhi’s morning walk with close members of the Ashram and members of his family, 1946 (1909.2005) Margaret Bourke-White, Gandhi Colony: Gandhi’s morning walk with close members of the Ashram and members of his family. (verso), 1946 … Continue reading

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