Tag Archives: New York City

¡Feliz año nuevo! 2017

Crónica, January 1936 (2055.2005) Weegee, “Tavern of ground floor of burning building at 80 Greenwich St. is shelter for firemen overcome by smoke New Year’s Eve. Customers also had a hot time.” January, 1945 (15175.1993) Weegee, [Shorty, the Bowery Cherub, … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

Al Brick for Movietone News, “When ‘Arizona’s’ magazines exploded there was a roar that could be heard for miles. Then she was still.” December 7, 1941, (1406.2005) Kelso Daly, “Brought from his bed by the thunder of exploding bombs, this … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ruth Orkin

Ruth Orkin (1921-1985), “From Gansevoort St. Pier, Boys Swimming in Hudson River,” ca. 1948 (549.1983) Ruth Orkin (1921-1985), “Greenwich Ave and Horatio St., NYC,” July 4, 1949 (541.1983) Ruth Orkin (1921-1985), “Tired Little Boy Outside Circus, Madison Square Garden,” 1947-8 … Continue reading

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Arthur Lavine

Arthur Lavine (1922-2016), Third Avenue El Demolition, 1955 (431.1986) Part of coverage I did for myself when the 3rd Ave. El was demolished. Photographed from roof of building where I lived. Trucks were sprayed with hoses to keep fires from … Continue reading

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A Photo Artist On the Bowery

Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1893-98 (2011.42.38) Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1893-98 (2011.47.73) Frank Wendt, [Musician with Birds], 1893-98 (2011.47.130) Frank Wendt, [Noble George Washington Winner], 1893-94 (2011.47.12) Frank Wendt, [Unzie the Albino], 1893-94 (2013.75.1) Frank Wendt, [Amy Arlington], 1893-98 (2011.47.128) … Continue reading

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See You On The Bowery

Weegee, Naked City, 1945, pp. 156-157 Weegee, Bowery, 1943-45, (14401.1993) Weegee, Bowery, 1943-45 Two people, at night, walk on the sidewalk in front of the Fuerst Brothers restaurant at 221 Bowery (in 1940 there were two more Fuerst Brothers restaurants … Continue reading

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Stollmack & Goldstein: 310 Bowery

Stollmack & Goldstein, [Louise Milefsky], February 4, 1902, (2012.34.13) A map (an experiment and work-in-progress) of photos in the ICP archives that were made on the Bowery: G.W. Bromley & Co., 1897: Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The … Continue reading

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