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“The Toll of the Victory was Heavy,” June 1944

LIFE, August 28, 1944, pp. 74-5 Saipan Eyewitness Tells of the Island Fight by Robert Sherrod Photographs for LIFE by Peter Stackpole and W. Eugene Smith Marines Follow Tanks Against Last Jap Defenders as Machine Gunners Keep Japs Down. Three … Continue reading

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“War’s Terror Struck at the Innocent,” June 1944

W. Eugene Smith, Frontline soldier with canteen, Saipan, June 1944 (E.L.1981.13) W. Eugene Smith, [Saipan civilians smoked out of cave], June 1944 (1582.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Saipan civilians smoked out of cave] [verso], June 1944 (1582.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Woman … Continue reading

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Working

Lewis Wickes Hine, Mechanic at steam pump in electric power house, 1920 (2006.55.9) Robert Capa, [Man pushing cart through muddy tracks, Saarland, France], September 1934 (2412.1992) Estampa, “La ‘Pasionaria’ abre trincheras la misma energia emocionada que esta admirable mujer del … Continue reading

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“Orson Welles Citizen Kane”

PM, August 2, 1940, p. 18 (2007.14.64) Orson Welles, whose man-from Mars broadcast scared radio listeners a while back, now is a movie director – at $150,00 for making, and acting in, Citizen Kane. He’s 25 and plays the role … 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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Nurse-midwife Maude Callen

W. Eugene Smith, [Nurse-midwife Maude Callen examining throat glands of young boy], 1951 (1003.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude and doctor examining emaciated woman-side view], 1951 (984.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude wiping head of young boy with distended belly, older boy watching], 1951 … Continue reading

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Eight Monkeys for the Lunar New Year

W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978), [Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s Mission Hospital. A tamed chimpanzee. Lambaréné, Gabon], 1954 (1542.2005) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Barney and Petunia, Pony Foundation, 1970 (62.1992) Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), [Untitled], 1943 (RV_16_003_003) (“Bronx Zoo, 1943, Dear Toto, with us Monkeys, … Continue reading

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