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“Crime and Punishment”

Weegee, [Police examining body of a “hold-up man,” New York], November 23, 1941 (negative 2185) POLICEMEN KILL BANDIT IN BATTLE Thousands Awed as Gunman Fires Wildly at Pursuers in Crowded Delancey Street CUSTOMER OF DINER SHOT Critically Wounded When He … 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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“After the Brawl Was Over”

Weegee, [Norma Parker, aka Nellie Gutowski, New York], November 14, 1936 (13964.1993) New York Post, November 14, 1936 After the Brawl was Over Norma Parker, in a patrol wagon outside Police Headquarters, after appearing in the police lineup charged with … Continue reading

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“Brooklyn School Children See Gambler Murdered in Street”

Weegee, Their First Murder, October 8, 1941 (13.1997) A few days after Weegee’s photo of oblivious New York squirrels hoarding acorns in Battery Park was published in PM and a few days after the record-breaking heat in the beginning of October … Continue reading

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“This squirrel is perfectly oblivious…”

Weegee, Hoarding for Winter, October 5, 1941 (14899.1993) Weegee, Hoarding for Winter [verso], October 5, 1941 (14899.1993) PM, October 6, 1941, p. 14 Hoarding for Winter on one of the hottest days of the year, this squirrel is perfectly oblivious … Continue reading

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V-J Day: “Everybody’s Happy in Times Square”

Weegee, [Celebrating the end of World War Two in Times Square, New York], August 14, 1945 (15627.1993) Weegee, [Celebrating the end of World War Two in Times Square, New York], August 14, 1945 (2095.1993) Weegee, Everybody’s Happy, New York, August … Continue reading

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Weegee Knew Something Was Brewing – and It Was!

Weegee, This is the scene as Weegee shot it before the blast; he said his psychic bone told him something would happen. Then…, July 5, 1944 (2040.1993) Weegee, …something happened, all right – the street fell in. Note the fallen … Continue reading

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