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A giant leap…

Neil Armstrong, [Buzz Aldrin walking on moon], July 20, 1969 (2012.99.1) MAN ON THE MOON — Apollo 11, astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. walks on the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969 in this photo taken by astronaut … Continue reading

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“Countdown Toward the Moon”

Unidentified Photographer, [Moon seen by Apollo 8], December, 1968, (2012.99.22) Unidentified Photographer, [Moon seen by Apollo 8] (verso), December, 1968, (2012.99.22) NASA, [Moon annotated with possible sites to be photographed], November 29, 1968 (2012.99.28) NASA, [Moon annotated with possible sites … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl with American Flag], ca. 1885 (2007.54.16) Louis Faurer, Silent Salesman, Philadelphia, ca. 1937 (2013.99.53) Michael O’Brien, For a portrait, Caesar LaMonica, an 80 year old songwriter and musician, proudly displayed the medals he’s recieved during his … Continue reading

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Pete Turner (1934-2017)

Pete Turner (1934-2017), Cheetah, 1970 (114.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), Tree Shadow, Zimbabwe, 1959 (121.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), Shape of Things to Come, 1969 (124.1987) Pete Turner (1934-2017), New Dawn, Heimaey, Iceland, 1973 (119.1987) Born in Albany, New York, in 1934, … Continue reading

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Silver Shadows of the Moon

To commemorate of the upcoming (August 21, 2017) total solar eclipse, when “the moon will completely cover the sun,” and the moon’s shadow will be visible to most of the United States, below are five studio portraits that include representations … Continue reading

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Photos of (mostly) unidentified people with flags, made by (mostly) unidentified photographers

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Unidentified Men with Sleeping Puppies in Wheelbarrow and an American Flag], ca. 1860s (2009.55.1) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl with American Flag], ca. 1885 (2007.54.16) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Saluting the Flag, ca. 1892 (185.1982) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman, … Continue reading

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Historic American Panorma of the Moon’s Surface

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, [Panorama of the Moon’s Surface with Shadow of Surveyor I], June 2, 1966. (2014.26.1) With the extraordinary news of China’s successful soft landing of a lunar rover on the surface of the moon on December … Continue reading

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