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Happy Thanksgiving!

Weegee, [Triumphant turkey catcher after turkey truck crash on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1942-43 (16442.1993) The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Todd Webb, [Turkey seller, Patzcuaro, Mexico], 1969 (2013.99.54) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 … 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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La Colonne brulée de Constantin

Pascal J. Sébah (1823–1886), La Colonne brulée de Constantin, ca. 1880 (676.2002) The Column of Constantine was built in 328 by Emperor Constantine. Standing over 100 feet tall, it was initially topped with a statue of a standing Apollo with … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

USSR in Construction, “Soviet Armenia,” February 1936, (2012.13.30) A Land of Ancient Culture Where Ararat and Alagez Rear Their Summits to the Skies Where Lake Sevan Extends its Waters Where Foaming Streams Roar Down Mountain Chasms Here lives one of … Continue reading

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Bread – Acquiring

Regards, Notre Pain, May 12, 1938 (2007.18.42) Underwood and Underwood publisher, Baking division of British Commissariat at work in France, 1914-1918 (2011.36.16) Leon Levinstein, Bread Line, Bowery, 1950-1959 (2011.53.37) Leonard Freed, [Man walking with his bike and carrying a baguette … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden, Boy with Turkey, ca. 1920 (590.1983) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Irving Haberman, [Kenneth White and Flora Percudani, both 5, of the Childrens Aid Society’s West Side … Continue reading

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“The Armenians are one of the most ancient peoples in the world”

The Armenians are one of the most ancient peoples in the world. After thousands of years they have now again acquired A country of their own. Everything in this reborn country, Its towns, Its industry, Its agriculture, is new. The … Continue reading

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