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Happy Birthday Fansinaflashbulb!

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman with Camera], ca. 1935 (437.2005) Nine years ago today Fansinaflashbub was born. It premiered with the post: Let the blog begin Posted on November 19, 2008 by fansinaflashbulb Starting on November 20, the International Center of … Continue reading

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“Taken from television, November 1963”

Ruth Sullivan, [Television image of memorial of John F. Kennedy], December 1963, (2013.27.1) Pres. John F. Kennedy. Assassinated 11/22/63, by Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, in Dallas, Texas From TV Floyd Film – Tri-x 400 Lens 3.5 Time – 1/25 sec. … Continue reading

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Weegee does coffee

Weegee (1899-1968), [Fireman enjoying a cup of coffee after tenement fire, New York], July 27, 1941 (15131.1993) Yeah, I reckon I do get the breaks. But I get them because I stay around and work for them. I have no … Continue reading

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Silver Shadows of the Moon

To commemorate of the upcoming (August 21, 2017) total solar eclipse, when “the moon will completely cover the sun,” and the moon’s shadow will be visible to most of the United States, below are five studio portraits that include representations … Continue reading

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Flag Day, 2017

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified World War One soldier against a United States flag background], ca. 1910s (DA.1B33.22) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier sitting on bench in front of United States flag], ca. 1930s-50s (DA.1B31.91) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier in front of United States flag], … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: John F. Kennedy’s 100 birthday

Associated Press, Unidentified Photographer, [John F. Kennedy], 1925 (2012.91.4) Unidentified Photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Solomon Islands], 1943 (2012.91.8) Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jackie, campaigning in New York], October 19, 1960 (124.2004) Associated Press, Unidentified Photographer, [President-elect John F. … Continue reading

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Eye See

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1865-70, (2014.18.1) This tintype is striking. The portrait, a recent acquisition, is large: a full-plate, 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches. There’s a thoughtful minimalism. The sitter is sublime, with abundant and equine facial hair. … Continue reading

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