Tag Archives: Todd Webb

summer summer

Lou Bernstein, Coney Island, 1951 (78.1992) Unidentified Photographer, [Two unidentified girls, one eating watermelon, the other disrobing], ca. 1960 (2012.24.1) The rich history of snapshot photography has yet to be written. But when that text is transcribed it will finally … 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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“Water is Life”

Leonard Freed (1929-2006), The fire hydrants are opended during the summer heat, Harlem, NY, 1967 (404.1981) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (87.1996) Charles Pratt (1929-1976), Hoboken, 1963 (86.1996) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), N.Y. City, 1977 (27.1992) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), South 3rd … Continue reading

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“A wishful dream about Thanksgiving, turkey, etc.” – Happy Thanksgiving, 2017

Aaron Siskind, Harlem Peace Meals, ca. 1937 (93.1981) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the … Continue reading

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A few photos made in, or near, Pittsburgh

Todd Webb (1905-2000), Looking towards Pittsburgh, 1948 (189.1983) Todd Webb (1905-2000), Street scene and steel mill, Pittsburgh, 1948 (190.1983) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), Workers leaving at 3 P.M shift at Pittsburgh, PA plant, 1936 (1662.2005) W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978), [Factory interior … Continue reading

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Sailing (and rowing) to Jersey City

Seneca Ray Stoddard (1844-1917), Jersey City from Pier 39, Hudson River, ca. 1875 (2007.104.2) The ICP archives are moving from Midtown Manhattan to Jersey City, New Jersey… Everyday for the past several months dedicated and hardworking Collections Staff and Technicians … Continue reading

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The Stories of Standard Oil

Gordon Parks, [Portrait of the Owner of the General Store], 1943-50 (149.1983)  Sol Libsohn, U.S. 22, Pennsylvania, 1945 (153.1983) After a rather abrupt ending of funding for the photographic project of the Farm Security Administration, Roy Stryker accepted another challenge: … Continue reading

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