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“…accused as murderess…”

Weegee, [Anna Sheehan at police headquarters, New York], January, 1937 (14036.1993) Anna and Joseph Sheehan lived in Hells Kitchen. The Sheehans had been married for nine years. They had three children, all boys, at the dawn of 1937 their ages … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

New Year’s Celebration VU, December 28, 1932 (2009.61.34) Bonne Année! Noël… Jour de l’an… la semaine des main tendues… des vœux… des étrennes… des cadeaux… Tous vous la souhaitent bonne et heuresuse. Photo Universal MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Weegee, … Continue reading

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Weegee Covers Christmas in New York…

PM, December 26, 1940 Weegee Covers Christmas in New York… In Pictures and Words by Weegee Early Christmas Eve I received a phone call from Wesley Price, one of PM’s picture editors. Price told me he wanted a good holiday … Continue reading

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Ken Heyman (1930-2019)

Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Newark, New Jersey], ca.1969 (2013.107.34) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Man and child in window, Ghana], 1968 (2013.107.31) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Egypt], 1964 (2013.107.30) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Nigerian Family, Nigeria], 1959 (2007.90.44) Ken Heyman (1930-2019), [Brazil], 1959 (2013.107.29) Ken … Continue reading

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“America is my home.”

Weegee, [Schoolchildren evacuated from classroom for New York’s first air-raid alarms of World War II], December 10, 1941 (2406.1993) PM, December 10, 1941, p.16 New York Has Its First Air-Raid Alarms, But the Enemy Fails to Make Appearance A million … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Weegee, [Female cab driver with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clown, New York], (14751.1993) Don’t be SCARED… LADY CAB DRIVER… cruising down COLUMBUS AVE in the rain.. its just the hand … Continue reading

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“Crime and Punishment”

Weegee, [Police examining body of a “hold-up man,” New York], November 23, 1941 (negative 2185) POLICEMEN KILL BANDIT IN BATTLE Thousands Awed as Gunman Fires Wildly at Pursuers in Crowded Delancey Street CUSTOMER OF DINER SHOT Critically Wounded When He … Continue reading

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