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Realities at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Then and Now

“Photography is a powerful medium: a way to observe our history unfiltered and make historical events resonate decades later. Even in an era dominated by social media, photography still continues to shock and surprise. A still image allows you to … Continue reading

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Fathers and children… mostly at Coney Island

Lou Bernstein, Father and child, Coney Island, 1943 (84.1992) Harold Feinstein, Father and daughter on beach, Coney Island, 1950 (568.1982) Sidney Kerner, Father and son, Coney Island, 1937 (150.2003) Harold Feinstein, Boy on father’s shoulders, Coney Island, 1948 (556.1982) Dennis … Continue reading

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KCOH

Benny A. Joseph, Skipper Lee Frazier, KCOH disc jockey and go-go girls, Houston, 1965 (DA.1D1B.1) Skipper Lee Frazier A Mountain of Soul …When an opening became available at another radio station, KCOH, the time had come for the area to … Continue reading

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Record Players

Martin Munkacsi, [Portable record player], 1930s (2007.110.2650) USSR in Construction, July 1935 (2012.13.24) A portable gramophone manufactured by the Leningrad factory. The gramophone industry that came to us after the October revolution was a handicraft industry, in a semi-ruined condition. … Continue reading

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Record Stores

Weegee, [Man sleeping in front of the Metro Music store, New York], ca. 1943 (14473.1993) Todd Webb, Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, New York, April 23, 1948 (2011.21.3) Todd Webb, Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, New … Continue reading

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Vote

Vu, “They will vote…” May 8, 1929, (2009.52.43) Unidentified Photographer, [Senator John F. Kennedy giving a campaign speech, Alexandria, Virginia], August 24, 1960 (2013.96.24) ALEXANDRIA, VA., AUG. 24 — CAMPAIGNS IN VIRGINIA — Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, Democratic … Continue reading

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“This is Coffee!”

Kenneth Silverman, Coffee drying farm, Los Ateos, El Salvador, 1980-1982 (369.2005) Cornell Capa, [Carlos Manuel Pellecer speaks to coffee workers, Puerto Barrios, Guatemala], 1953 (L.2008.8) William Vandivert, A Russian kid in the Displaced Person Camp gets down to some molasses … Continue reading

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