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“This is a New York sidewalk audience…”

This is a New York sidewalk audience. Study their faces. Then scroll down the screen to see what they are looking at. Weegee, [Bystanders looking at the body of Salvatore Sutera, New York], February 6, 1941 (14046.1993) PM, February 7, … Continue reading

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“Noon-day crowds were spectators at a wild melodrama of barking guns and sudden death”

Charles Hoff, [Police escorting Anthony Esposito from prison ward at Bellevue Hospital to a line-up at police headquarters, New York], January 16, 1941 (2012.16.2) Charles Hoff, [Anthony Esposito leaving police headquarters for District Attorney’s office and then to his arraignment, … Continue reading

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“Heiress slain early Sunday…”

Weegee in PM, October 26, 1943, p. 11 The body of Mrs. Patricia Burton Lonergan, heiress slain early Sunday, is removed from her Beekman Hill apartment. Photo by Weegee, PM PM, October 26, 1943, p. 11 PM, October 26, 1943, … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Hat’s Off!

Weegee, [Robert Redwing brought in for questioning by New York police in Albert Langford murder case], June 1945 (2333.1945) LANGFORD MURDER. BIG CHIEF REDWING who was imported from WASHINGTON DC BY THE NY DAILY NEWS & WHO posed for exclusive … Continue reading

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“I am a soldier of the ideal”: 72 Years Ago Today Anti-Fascist Carlo Tresca Was Assassinated

PM Daily, January 14, 1943, p.2 PM Daily, January 13, 1943, pp.2-3 Three Theories on the Tresca Assassination: Police today had three theories – but no evidence – as to the motive for the murder of Carlo Tresca, anti-fascist editor … Continue reading

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Joy of YOLOing…

Weegee, [Police and bystanders with body of Stanley Sandler, a passenger in an automobile that crashed into a Third Avenue El pillar and caught fire, New York], April 16, 1942 (14129.1993) Weegee, [Greenpoint Hospital attendant Mary Biscarei tagging body of … Continue reading

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42 Years Ago Today

Paul Seawright, Untitled, 1992 (3439.1992) Saturday 1st July 1972 “One man had been shot three times in the head and neck and the other five times. The bodies of the two men were found in the cricket ground by two … Continue reading

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