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Happy Birthday to the “The Genius of the Camera”

Weegee, The Genuis of the Camera, ca. 1938 (19916.1993) Weegee, [Weegee in his nightly tour of the city gets a tip from a PM newspaper seller, New York], August 10, 1941 (19644.1993) Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before … Continue reading

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“As the train came into the station it began lurching from side to side. Then it stopped. Lights went out.”

On Sunday, April 26th, 1942, Louis Viebuchen, a 48 year old resident of Newark, New Jersey, arrived at work in the late afternoon. Viebuchen was a motorman on the Hudson and Manhattan railroad, with over twenty years of experience. At … Continue reading

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“Joy of Living”

You Couldn’t Be Cuter, by Ruby Newman And His Orchestra; Ray Morton; Jerome Kern; Dorothy Fields, 1938 Weegee, [Police and bystanders with body of Stanley Sandler, a passenger in an automobile that crashed into a Third Avenue El pillar and … Continue reading

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Happiness: Happy Together

Weegee, [Children playing in water sprayed from open fire hydrant, Upper West Side, New York], ca. 1945 (Portfolio 14) Weegee, Dancing is free in Central Park, 1945 (14854.1993) Weegee, [Alexander Calder and friends, New York], ca. 1945 (16377.1993) Weegee, Jazz, … Continue reading

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love to love

Weegee, [Couple kissing, New York], ca. 1945 (2091.1993) Weegee, At a Midtown Bar, New York, ca. 1942 (2164.1993) Weegee, Lovers at the Palace Theater, New York, ca. 1945 (wn.820) Weegee, Naked City, 1945, pp. 220-221 Weegee, Village Party, New York, … Continue reading

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“This is a New York sidewalk audience…”

This is a New York sidewalk audience. Study their faces. Then scroll down the screen to see what they are looking at. Weegee, [Bystanders looking at the body of Salvatore Sutera, New York], February 6, 1941 (14046.1993) PM, February 7, … Continue reading

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Wartime in New York: Weegee’s Signs of War 2

PM, January 18, 1943, Vol. III, No. 184, p. 7 Wartime New York: Our Little Businessmen Bounced Around by War Signs of the times reproduced below. All were photographed this weekend in New York. The closings and removals had a … Continue reading

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