Tag Archives: New York

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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“a few minutes before”… and after

Unidentified photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, and Nellie Connally in presidential limousine, Dallas], November 22, 1963 (2013.24.1) Pres. Jack Kennedy. Dallas, Texas [Written on verso]. Unidentified photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, and Nellie Connally in … Continue reading

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Walking to the ferry and freedom

PM, November 14, 1940, p. 18 (Photos by Margaret Bourke-White) Ellis Island Continued: Uncle Sam Services His Timid Guests Well… Ellis Island authorities said food for temporary guests was good. PM’s representatives were hungry. The food was excellent. They were … Continue reading

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“The Last Gateway to Democracy” – Photos by Margaret Bourke-White

PM, November 14, 1940, p. 14 (Photos by Margaret Bourke-White) The Last Gateway to Democracy To the hundreds of aliens who still seek our shores to escape the chaos, persecution and decay of the Old World, the open gates of … Continue reading

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