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The Commune Comes to America

John Olson, [Commune members], 1969 John Olson, Alone in their teepee at the end of a day of communal work, meditation, and play, a family within the Family reads from a book of fairy tales before the children’s bedtime. Ron, … Continue reading

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Margaret Bourke-White: Women at Work

Margaret Bourke-White (1904–1971) was a woman of firsts: the first foreign journalist allowed to take pictures of industries in the Soviet Union; the first female photographer hired by Life magazine and its first female war correspondent. In fact, her work … Continue reading

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Burt Glinn’s Cuba

Burt Glinn, Young “guerillero” recently in hiding speaks to his first civilian lady, Havana, Cuba, January 1, 1959 Burt Glinn, Fidel Castro in the town liberated by Ernesto Che Guevara delivering a speech that lasts for hours, Santa Clara, Cuba, … Continue reading

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Preview the Mexican Suitcase

One of three boxes containing negatives by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and Chim (David Seymour). © International Center of Photography Robert Capa, [Battle of Teruel, Spain], December 1937 Gerda Taro, [Second International Congress for the Defense of Culture, Valencia, Spain], … Continue reading

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Japanese Propaganda: Front (1941-45)

Front, nos. 1 & 2 (Spanish) Front, 1942, nos. 3 & 4 (English) Front, 1943, nos. 5 and 6 (English) Front, 1943, no. 7 (Japanese) Published under the auspices of the Eastern Way Company or Toho-sha, Front was created by … Continue reading

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May Day

John Filo, [Mary Ann Vecchio grieving over body of college student Jeffrey Glen Miller shot during an anti-war demonstration by National Guardsman at Kent State University, Ohio], May 4, 1970 In this image Mary Ann Vecchio kneels over Jeffrey Miller, … Continue reading

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Vladimir Syomin

Vladimir Syominm, Kiev near Kiev – Pecherskaya Lavra, September 1997 Vladimir Syomin, Village Krupets, Kursk Region, Russia, October 1996 Vladimir Syomin, Frozen birds after storm, Novorossiysk City, Krasnodar Territory, Russia, December 1997 Vladimir Syomin, “Work,” Timashevsk, Krasnodar Territory, Russia, October … Continue reading

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Guy Tillim’s Jo’Burg

Guy Tillim, Al’s Tower, a block of flats on Harrow Road, Berea, overlooking the Ponte building, from the “Jo’Burg” series, 2004 Guy Tillim, Tayob Towers, Pritchard Street, from the “Jo’Burg” series, 2004 Guy Tillim, The view from an apartment in … Continue reading

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Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark, Father and Son. Dallas, Texas,  1987 Mary Ellen Mark,  Las Vegas, 1991 Mary Ellen Mark, Christian Bikers, Arizona, 1988 Finding inspiration in the outer fringes of society, photographer Mary Ellen Mark is known for her highly humanistic … Continue reading

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William Safire and the Kitchen Debate

Associated Press, The Great Debate…U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon, in dark suit, gestures as he talks with Soviet Premier Khrushchev, left during their tour of American Exhibition in Moscow this summer, July 24, 1959 This Sunday, September 27, 2009, New … Continue reading

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