Tag Archives: Weegee

Happy Birthday Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Mathew Brady (1822-1896), [Abraham Lincoln], May 16, 1861, (2009.15.1) Thomas McAvoy (1905-1966), [Marian Anderson and her mother on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after her Easter concert, Washington, DC], April 9, 1939, (1083.2005) Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), [Lincoln Memorial, Washington, … Continue reading

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It’s moving day…

Unidentified Photographer, Evacuation of the Louvre Art Treasury – The “Raft of the Medusa” of Gericault evacuated from the Louvre in a truck that usually carries stage scenery, 1939 (1444.2005) Weegee (1899-1968), [Gallo, 15 Downing St., New York]. ca. 1956 … Continue reading

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Sailing (and rowing) to Jersey City

Seneca Ray Stoddard (1844-1917), Jersey City from Pier 39, Hudson River, ca. 1875 (2007.104.2) The ICP archives are moving from Midtown Manhattan to Jersey City, New Jersey… Everyday for the past several months a dedicated and hardworking Assistant Curator (or … Continue reading

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Thank You

Alfred Eisenstaedt, Looking at the mouth of a big fish that daddy had just caught, Florida, 1956 (294.1989) Thank you for viewing Fansinaflashbulb. Fansinaflashbulb was viewed more than 180,000 times in 2014. The visitors were from 180 countries (out of … Continue reading

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“I am a soldier of the ideal”: 72 Years Ago Today Anti-Fascist Carlo Tresca Was Assassinated

PM Daily, January 14, 1943, p.2 PM Daily, January 13, 1943, pp.2-3 Three Theories on the Tresca Assassination: Police today had three theories – but no evidence – as to the motive for the murder of Carlo Tresca, anti-fascist editor … Continue reading

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1/2 x 12 x 12 4 12/12

A. C. McIntyre, Jubilee Singers, ca. 1905 (488.1990) Fisk University opened in Nashville in 1866 as the first American university to offer a liberal arts education to “young men and women irrespective of color.” Five years later the school was … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Lee Sievan, Turkey Dinner 40¢, 1940s (7.1990) Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden, Boy with Turkey, ca. 1920 (590.1983) Martin Munkácsi, [Turkey vendor, England], 1932 (2007.110.55) Irving Haberman, [Kenneth White and Flora Percudani, both 5, of the Childrens Aid Society’s West Side … Continue reading

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