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Year of the Dog (6): Weegee’s Dogs

Weegee, “Pet Dog Joins Smoke-Poisoned Fireman,” 1942 (15050.1993) “Pet Dog Joins Smoke-Poisoned Fireman Fireman Edward Frank, left, getting oxygen in an ambulance during an Eighth St. fire, was joined by Boots, Engine Co. 14 mascot. The dog wouldn’t leave until … Continue reading

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Complicit

“My Sister and I,” by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra; Helen Forrest; Hy Zaret, Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer, 1941, from archive.org. Weegee (1899-1968), “Arrest didn’t dampen the spirits of Lillian and Pauline, 16 and 18, when they posed for this … Continue reading

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Inflation, or “…it’s just the hand of a 45 foot clown”

Weegee, [Cop and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon hand, New York], 1945 (14753.1993) Weegee, [Female cab driver with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon, New York], 1945 (14751.1993) Don’t be SCARED… LADY CAB DRIVER… cruising down COLUMBUS AVE in the rain… … Continue reading

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Weegee’s Cats or Fellig’s Fotos of Felines

Weegee (1899-1968), So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One Litter, July 18, 1940 (16762.1993) PM, July 18, 1940. p. 13 So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One Litter Talk is … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise (part 4): The Candidates

See, October 1968, pp. 25-31 Back by popular demand, an encore presentation, it’s Weegee’s October surprise in November, hey, that’s a November surprise, almost like a dessert, after the three previous perfect and super-popular posts. Perhaps for the first or … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise (part 3): For President

Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Nixon”], ca. 1961 (12608.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Nixon”], ca. 1961 (11572.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Reagan”], ca. 1968 (11639.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Rockefeller”], ca. 1966 (11699.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Wallace”], ca. 1968 (12616.1993) … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise (part 2): LBJ

Weegee (1899-1968), “Draft Johnson for President,” ca. 1968 (3015.1993) Yesterday this great drawing and fun fact floated down by Twitter stream (while at lunch, of course, LBJ and PB&J): #ElectionCollection: How about this for a caricature? 😂 Fun fact: LBJ … Continue reading

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