Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

“As Johnson was sworn in…”

Cecil B. Stoughton, This was the scene in the cabin of the Presidential airplane in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963, as Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in shortly after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Administering the oath was Judge Sarah … Continue reading

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“The most beautiful sight in the world is…”

Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6818.1993) Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6819.1993) Weegee, [The Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1955 (6840.1993) Weegee, [Baby elephant a top of the Capitol, Washington, D.C.], ca. 1960 (3041.1993) PM, March 2, … Continue reading

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Jill Freedman

Jill Freedman, Chester, Washington D.C., from “Resurrection City,” 1968 (143.1981.k) Jill Freedman at ICP, October 5, 1978. Jill Freedman Hands Like Shawls, Poor People’s Campaign, Washington D.C., from “Resurrection City,” 1968 (143.1981.h) Jill Freedman at ICP, October 5, 1978. Jill Freedman, … Continue reading

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“And Tomorrow?” – World Press Freedom Day 2019

Regards, Photo by Gerda Taro, “Guernica! Almeria! Et Demain?”, June 10, 1937 (2007.82.10) Chim (David Seymour), [Crowd listening to a speech by Socialist Pietro Nenni, Basilica di Massenzio, Rome], March 11, 1948 (2011.31.1) Paul Schutzer, [Crowd at mall in front … Continue reading

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“the government of the people, by the people, and for the people”

John F. Jarvis, Washington Inaugurated first President of the U.S., ca. 1890 (2012.45.48) Washington Inaugurated first President of the U.S. New York, April 30th, 1789. The principles figures in the panel are portraits [of] John Adams, Vice President stood on … Continue reading

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“Essential Human Freedoms”

PM, January 6, 1941, pp.1 and 8 The New York Times, January 7, 1941, p1 On Monday, January 6, 1941, 78 years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt presented his message on the state of the Union to the 77th … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Danny Lyon, Memorial day run, Milwaukee, 1966 (2009.93.52) Danny Lyon, Memorial Day run, Milwaukee, 1965-66 (2010.3.11) Toby Old, Memorial Day, Washington, D.C., 1989 (75.1995)

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