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Happy New Year!

New Year’s Celebration VU, December 28, 1932 (2009.61.34) Bonne Année! Noël… Jour de l’an… la semaine des main tendues… des vœux… des étrennes… des cadeaux… Tous vous la souhaitent bonne et heuresuse. Photo Universal MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Weegee, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Xmas, “Little Willie” Littlefield, 1949 Malick Sidibé, Nuit de Noël, 1962 (22.2004) Santa Claus Blues, Clarence Williams’ Trio; Charley Straight; Gus Kahn, 1925 VU, photo by André Kertész, December 23, 1931, (2011.7.64) Let’s Make Christmas Merry, Baby, Amos Milburn … Continue reading

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“You’ve Got a Friend”

Vu, Radio, September 14, 1932 (2007.84.61) Lewis Hine, [Highly-skilled worker testing radio frequency alignment and making final test of chassis, RCA Victor, Camden, New Jersey], 1936-37 (957.1975) Man working in a RCA Victor Plant. Final Inspector – testing radio frequency … Continue reading

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“A joyous confusion of the mysterious, the unknown, and the miraculous” – Jean Painlevé, Vu 1931

Vu, March 25, 1931 (2011.7.32), p. 420 (photos by André Raymond) Mysteries and Miracles of Nature Does the complete understanding of a natural phenomenon strip away its miraculous qualities? It is certainly a risk. But it should at least maintain … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

VU, photo by André Kertész, December 23, 1931, (2011.7.64) Weegee, Slumber-time in a mission… it’s Christmas, December 25, 1940 (1074.1993) Bill Wood, [Santa Claus waving from a boat], 1950s (2010.14.59) Malick Sidibé, Nuit de Noël, 1962 (22.2004) Carl De Keyzer, … Continue reading

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“A witch is talking to you”

Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 30, 1935 (2007.71.25) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 9, 1935 (2007.71.22) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.] March 23, 1935 (2007.71.24) Unidentified photographer, [Three costumed performers], ca. 1875 … 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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