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“Keep this near your heart”

Frank Wendt (1858-1930), [Millie Owens], ca. 1900 (2011.47.102) Millie Owens Hair 86 in [7.166 feet, 218.44 cm] Keep this near your hart Frank Wendt (1858-1930), [Helen Mathews], ca. 1900 (2011.47.103) Helen Mathews Length of hair 6 feet 4 inches [76 … Continue reading

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Psychic action shot

Weegee (1899-1968), Action shot by Weegee, February 16, 1941 (974.1993) (Remnants of a “Three Lions, 551 Fifth Avenue” sticker, and a beautiful “This Photo Sold for Use in One Publication Only, Credit Line Must Read, Arthur Fellig Photo, 5 Center … Continue reading

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“I love you as I never did before.”

Lucien Aigner (1901-1999), At the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, ca. 1934 (338.1982) Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995), [Wartime Farewells, Pennsylvania Station, New York], 1944 (1448.2005) Sailor Fred McDow passionately kissing his girlfriend Ethel Huseland goodbye, as a friend stands by watching uncomfortably, in … Continue reading

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The Naked City is full of love

Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15666.1993) (Naked City, p.221) Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15665.1993) (Naked City, p.220) Weegee (1899-1968), [Lovers on the beach, Coney Island], ca. 1943 (1984) (Naked City, p.181) … Continue reading

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“Photos of body and scene at Broome and Elizabeth St…”

Weegee (1899-1968), [Body of Anthony Izzo, killed by off-duty policeman Eligio Sarro, New York], February 2, 1942 (122.1982) PM, February 3, 1942, p. 11 Off Duty Cop Does Duty, Kills Gunman Who Tries Stickup The boys were playing a little … Continue reading

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Happy Year of the Rat

Aleksandras Macijauskas, Veterinary surgeon Juozas Pranaitis, “In the Veterinary Clinic – 21”, 1977 (1140.1986.i) Bernard Aumuller, [Homemade poster against hoarding], ca. 1944 (2013.115.333) This home-made, and efective, cartoon against hoarding is posted in a New York grocery. (Caption adhered to … Continue reading

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Lead Belly

Rock Island Line, by Leadbelly; Paul Howard, 1944. Weegee (1899-1968), Leadbelly, ca. 1943-44 (15851.1993) Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) was born on January 20, 1889, in Mooringsport, Louisiana, and died in 1949, in New York. Eagle Rock Rag, by Leadbelly, 1944.

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