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Happy Thanksgiving

The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial, November 28, 1931 (2007.50.20) Weegee, [Female cab driver with Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clown, New York], (14751.1993) Don’t be SCARED… LADY CAB DRIVER… cruising down COLUMBUS AVE in the rain.. its just the hand … Continue reading

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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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“Look What The Cop Dragged In!”

PM, October 24, 1941, p. 15 [detail] An editorial published in The New York Post on October 23, 1941 called for the arrest of Joseph McWilliams: For Magistrate Hoppin On Sept. 3, 1941, Magistrate William Hoppin in Uptown Traffic Court … Continue reading

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“Opening of the Guggenheim Museum”

Dennis Stock, Opening of the Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1959 (2016.26.15) Weegee, The Guggenheim Museum, ca. 1959 (5877.1993) Frank Lloyd Wright’s building for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opened on October 21, 1959. Happy 60th Birthday Guggenheim Museum!

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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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