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August 31, 1941

In broad daylight, in the Bronx, in at least two photos, Weegee artfully captured a crushed and precariously balanced car and a covered corpse. PM published on the Sunday of a Labor Day weekend, one of the photos and called … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: “Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before Shooting”

If You Want to Know How Weegee Gets Pictures Like These, See Ralph Steiner’s Story on Next Page Weegee Lives for His Work and Thinks Before Shooting By Ralph Steiner Many people have asked me to write a piece about … Continue reading

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“Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures”

Ralph Steiner, “Patience Is What You Need to Take Cat Pictures,” PM Weekly, July 13, 1941, pp. 48-49 (photos by Thurman Rotan, Torkel Korling, Ruth Bernhard, and R.L. Doty, etc.) Cats are like children in that most people like them. … Continue reading

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For Talking Pictures…

Ralph Steiner, [One Talking Picture] Ralph Steiner, [Steiner’s Meat Market, Merry Xmas] Ralph Steiner, [This Year Ride a Bicycle to 152 East 62nd St. for Photographs by Ralph Steiner] Ralph Steiner, [How Big Can Small Be?] “Eventually I discovered for … Continue reading

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70 Years Ago Today… A New Kind of Newspaper: “We are for people who are kindly and courageous and honest.”

On June 18, 1940 the first (Vol. 1, No. 1) copy of PM rolled of the presses (leased from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle) and into the hands and under the eyes of eager New Yorkers. From: Ralph Ingersoll To: The … Continue reading

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Wall and Sidewalk Drawings Show What Goes on in the Minds of New York Children…

“Gangsters may replace Indians, but kids still love the secret passage that opens to the initiated as if by magic, revealing strange and dangerous adventures. To the writer of this proud boast, “detective” stands for glamor plus much-admired toughness.” “We … Continue reading

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