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Paul Robeson

Vandamm Studio, Paul Robeson, 1930s (1558.1990) Paul Robeson and His Life Robeson is a college man – a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, with degrees from both institutions. He is athlete – scholar – actor – singer, and outstanding … Continue reading

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Chess (1930s-1940s)

Martin Munkacsi, [People playing chess], 1930s (2007.110.1722) Robert Capa, [Soldiers playing chess behind the Republican lines, Madrid], November – December 1936 (2622.1992) Margaret Bourke-White, Foreign refugees living in old factories in Strašnice – part of Prague, 1938 (1659.2005) Weegee, [Imperial … Continue reading

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Working

Lewis Wickes Hine, Mechanic at steam pump in electric power house, 1920 (2006.55.9) Robert Capa, [Man pushing cart through muddy tracks, Saarland, France], September 1934 (2412.1992) Estampa, “La ‘Pasionaria’ abre trincheras la misma energia emocionada que esta admirable mujer del … Continue reading

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“Gerda Taro – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”

Unidentified Photographer, Gerda Taro, Guadalajara Front, July 1937 Gerta Pohorylle, aka Gerda Taro, was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on August 1, 1910. After attending the Königin-Charlotte Realschule in Stuttgart, the Internat Villa Florissant in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Höhere Handelsschule (Business … Continue reading

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“Fêtes de la Nation Française”

Voila, Fêtes de la Nation Française, July 18, 1936 (2007.71.17) Regards, photo by Chim, Henri Barbusse: le 14 Juillet de l’an dernier, July 9, 1936 (2010.51.1) Robert Capa, [Bastille Day parade float featuring the Soviet writer Maxim Gorky, who was … Continue reading

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May Day, 2018

Boris Ignatovitch, May Day in Moscow, May 1, 1927 (329.1986) Robert Capa, [Young girls and boys parading in the streets on May Day, Paris], May 1, 1936-37 (322.1992) Robert Capa, [Spectators at a May Day celebration, Paris], May 1, 1937 … Continue reading

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Cornell Capa Centennial

Eileen Darby, [Robert Capa, Julia Capa and Cornell Capa, New York], New York, 1940 (2010.96.5) Eileen Darby, [Robert Capa, Julia Capa and Cornell Capa, New York], New York, 1940 Unidentified Photographer, [Cornell and Edith Capa], ca. 1940 Annie Leibovitz, [Cornell … Continue reading

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