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“The Children’s Hour,” Too

Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.419) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.406) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.443) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.438) Weegee, [Children watching movie, … Continue reading

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“The Children’s Hour”

Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.398) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.404) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.421) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.420) Weegee was one of … Continue reading

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The Critic… Then the Cat!

Weegee, [Tavern dismantled after bootleg liquor raid, New York], November 24, 1943 (13986.1993) Federal men took care of Walsh’s Bar and Grill, 213 Tenth Ave. after place was accused of taking bad care of its customers by selling bootleg liquor. … Continue reading

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“Weegee Covers Society”

Weegee, [Opening night of the Metropolitan Opera, New York], December 2, 1940 (3056.1993) PM, December 3, 1940, p. 1 The Opera Opened Last Night. Weegee made this picture. He tells how on Page 2. Other pictures, Pages 19-21. PM, December … Continue reading

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New and Improved Phantasmagorical Photographs

Unidentified Ghoulographers, [Unidentified boy and ghost and Weegee sitting on a throne], ca. 1870 and 1956 (2411.2005 and 19939.1993) By this time, I had my picture taken by a street tintype photographer, and had been fascinated by the result. (I … Continue reading

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Everybody

Weegee, “This was a friendly game of bocci, New York,” ca. 1939 (995.1993) Well, maybe not every body, instead, many no-longer-alive-anymore bodies extracted from Weegee photos… Culminating in a Weegee self-portrait as a cigar smoking, camera clutching corpse. Happy Halloween … Continue reading

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Ghosts, Spooks, and Spirits

[Telegram addressed to Weegee from Susan Kuehn, Mademoiselle Magazine guest fiction editor, asking about his experience with ghosts and spirits], July 24, 1946 (21581.1993) Weegee Care Julius’s Bar 159 West 10 St. We’re doing an article on ghosts, spooks, and … Continue reading

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