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“The Statue of Liberty: A Guiding Light in a Dark World”

Picture Post, The United States: The Statue of Liberty: A guiding light in a dark world, 1940 (2007.80.2) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified group with Statue of Liberty], ca. 1886 (2008.81.13) Andreas Feininger, [Statue of Liberty at night], January 1943 (2011.78.10) Berenice … 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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Weegee’s camera, camera case, and secrets…

Graflex, Inc., [Weegee’s Speed Graphic camera], ca. 1945 (2007.13.1) [Weegee’s camera case], ca. 1948 (22666.1993) [Weegee’s Photoflash Secrets and Westinghouse sign], 1953 (25392.1993) Three things (no photos) for the third (like a dessert) of three Weegee birthday blog posts. “To … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the “The Genius of the Camera”

Weegee, The Genuis of the Camera, ca. 1938 (19916.1993) Weegee, [Weegee in his nightly tour of the city gets a tip from a PM newspaper seller, New York], August 10, 1941 (19644.1993) Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before … Continue reading

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An investigator, a detective, and a curious bystander

Weegee, Investigator, (who looks like & is Weegee) at Manhattan Police Headquarters…, 1940 (19731.1993) Weegee, Investigator, (who looks like & is Weegee) at Manhattan Police Headquarters… [verso], 1940 (19731.1993) Investigator, (who looks like & is Weegee) at Manhattan Police Hdqs, … Continue reading

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“Face of New York on Invasion Day”

PM, June 7, 1944, p.20, Photos by Weegee Face of New York on Invasion Day The crowds in Times Square were serious yesterday – glad that D-Day had come and yet solemn at the thought of the boys in the … Continue reading

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