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Weegee Wednesday: Welcome Back!

Weegee (1899-1968), “All Steamed Up,” May 9, 1940 (2423.1993) All Steamed Up This started off as a break in a water main… as all the cameramen left… on a hunch I stuck around alone… suddenly there was a rumble… I … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: “City’s Happiest Mother”

Weegee (1899-1968), “City’s Happiest Mother Cuddles Stolen Daughter,” March 14, 1943 (778.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), PM, March 14, 1941, p. 16 City’s Happiest Mother Cuddles Stolen Daughter Life will probably never hold a bigger thrill for Mrs. Martino Serdino than she … Continue reading

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Six Skulls (for Halloween)

Andreas Feininger, Ritual Skull, 1969, (841.1976) Vu, June 29, 1932 (2009.61.20) (One cover photo by André Kertész.) Vu, April 3, 1935 (2009.61.101) (Photo by Martin Munkacsi.) Danny Lyon, Mark di Suvero with the skull “Yorick” in his 195 Front Street … Continue reading

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Dances of the Devil: A Witch and Half a Dozen Devils (Six Satans) and a Mailbox

Voila, March 30, 1935, (2007.71.25) Voila, March 31, 1934 (2007.71.62) Vu, January 9, 1929 (2007.84.3) Weegee, “The foreman of the devils was peeved, because the assistant devils were not in costume.” 1945 (14581.1993) Weegee, [Costumed devil with atomic bomb, Saturday … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: Halloween Resurrection or Reanimation or Whatever…

Weegee, “This was a friendly game of bocci, New York” ca. 1939 (995.1993) Let’s try to communicate with and possibly bring back the dead… We could use a Ouija Board. Or, we could use Photoshop. Let’s try Photoshop. So, everyone, … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Killer Cars

Weegee, [Car crash], ca. 1939 (14147.1993) Weegee, [Car crash], ca. 1941 (14149.1993) Weegee, [Car crash], ca. 1940 (14145.1993) Weegee, [Car crash], ca. 1938 (14142.1993) Weegee, Holiday accidents took their toll as motorists started on their Labor Day week end, August … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: 74 Years Ago Today “… the whole machine was reduced to this crumpled mass.”

PM, October 14, 1941, Vol. 2, No. 85, p. 15 (Photos by Weegee and Bob Evans.) 32 People Have Died on This West Side Highway Curve There’s a murderous curve on the West Side Highway at Little W. 12th St., … Continue reading

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