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Weegee’s Puppies, Puppies, Puppies

Weegee (1899-1968), “Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze, New York,” February 1, 1944 (1056.1993) Ritz, a puppy belonging to William Kinsman, was one of the causalities of the two-alarm blaze … Continue reading

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Madly in love with the Naked City

Weegee (1899-1968), Naked City, 2020 Weegee and Mary Margaret McBride talking about the recently published Naked City on radio station on WEAF, New York, in July, 1945, from Sound Portraits Productions: ANNOUNCER: It’s one o’clock, and here transcribed is Mary … Continue reading

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“I typed my own captions for my pictures”

Unidentified Photographer, [Weegee putting on boots, New York], ca. 1943 (19767.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [Weegee at his typewriter in the trunk of his 1938 Chevy, New York], ca. 1943 (19639.1993) Weegee’s Naked City is perhaps the only book in the entire … Continue reading

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“Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire”

Weegee (1899-1968), Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire, New York, March 7, 1942 (15125.1993) (This print was used in the creation of Weegee by Weegee.) Weegee (1899-1968), Street Scene: Last Rites After Fire, New York, March 7, 1942 (negative 601) … Continue reading

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A Window into Weegee’s “Naked City”

Unidentified photographer, [Window display for Weegee’s Naked City at The Chaucer Head Book Shop, New York], (20053.1993) Photographs, the citizens and constituents that populate and compose Weegee’s Naked City, including (Arrested for Vagrancy, The Critic, Frank Sinatra, Paramount Theater, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Psychic action shot

Weegee (1899-1968), Action shot by Weegee, February 16, 1941 (974.1993) (Remnants of a “Three Lions, 551 Fifth Avenue” sticker, and a beautiful “This Photo Sold for Use in One Publication Only, Credit Line Must Read, Arthur Fellig Photo, 5 Center … Continue reading

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The Naked City is full of love

Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15666.1993) (Naked City, p.221) Weegee (1899-1968), [“The couples they love, to love”], 1943-45 (15665.1993) (Naked City, p.220) Weegee (1899-1968), [Lovers on the beach, Coney Island], ca. 1943 (1984) (Naked City, p.181) … Continue reading

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