Tag Archives: New York City

“Freedom from Fear”

Weegee, [Mrs. Bernice Lythcott and son looking through window shattered by rock-throwing hoodlums, Harlem, New York], October 17, 1943 (20109.1993) This tragic picture is a symbol of that evil thing, race hatred. Mrs. Bernice Lythcott and her one-year-old son Leonard … Continue reading

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“Loaded with pumpernickel…”

Pumpernickel: Serge Chaloff Sextette; S. Chaloff; Serge Chaloff; Red Rodney; Earl Swope; George Walington; Curley Russell; Tiny Kahn; March 5, 1947 PM, October 12, 1943, p. 24 Didn’t Sight Pole; Smacked Same A precious rubber tire was about all that … Continue reading

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Manhattan Police Headquarters was “Bombed”

Air Raid Sirens, Major Records PM, October 8, 1943, p. 13 Our Town in Pictures… Centre St. ‘Bombing’ Air Raid Wardens of the Fifth Precinct were mobilized late yesterday when Police Headquarters and the Press Headquarters Building at Centre Market … Continue reading

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“The Curious Ones”

The Sidewalks of New York (East Side, West Side); by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra: Chas. B. Lawlor and James W. Blake, December 28, 1940 Weegee, [People watching scoreboard of World Series at Yankee Stadium in upper window of Sachs … Continue reading

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Eugene Richards in the Archive

Eugene Richards, Broken Windshield on Dorchester Street, Dorchester, MA, 1977 (921.2000) Eugene Richards, ICP, October 27, 1982. Eugene Richards, Puerto Rican Bride, Dorchester, MA, 1976 (3412.1992) Eugene Richards, ICP, October 27, 1982. Eugene Richards, U.S. adviser at naval base, La … Continue reading

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“Today is National Voter Registration Day”

Bernie Aumuller, [Deputy Mayor Thomas L.J. Corcoran, with demonstrators, urging all eligible citizens to register to vote, City Hall, New York], October 1946 (2013.115.223) They were met at City Hall by Deputy Mayor Thomas L.J. Corcoran, who read a proclamation … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001

The New York Times, “U.S. Attacked: Hijacked Jets Destroy Twin Towers and Hit Pentagon in Day of Terror,” September 12, 2001 (2006.30.63) San Jose Mercury News, “Attack! Trade Towers Fall,” September 11, 2001 (2006.30.370) The Sacramento Bee, “American Attacked, World … Continue reading

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