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Weegee Wednesdays: 75 Tears Ago Today

PM, July 22, 1940, pp 16-17 Yesterday at Coney Island… Temperature 89… They Came Early, Stayed Late Cameraman Reports On Lost Kids, Parking Troubles Weegee, whose real name is Arthur Fellig, took this picture at four in the afternoon. The … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: “The city looks strange to me with the sunlight and people going to work”

PM, July 13, 1941, pp. 62-63. Photos by Weegee [Two days and 74 days ago] Times Square, 4 a.m.: “What’s the gag?” asked Weegee. It was no gag. They had been to a party and decided to pipe their way … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: “I Like Everybody”

Weegee’s buttons Weegee, like most geniuses, was born at the right time and place. The cultural, social, technological, political (William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon Johnson were some of the U.S. Presidents … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: “Happy 4th of July to you… Wish I was with you…”

Weegee, [Letter from Weegee in Los Angeles to Wilma Wilcox in New York City], July 1, 1959 (2009.70.29) 56 years ago today: Hi Dear… Wed.- Everything arrived safe… There is going to be another meeting at CBS Television later this … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: “I had no phone; I’m allergic to them”

Weegee photos of people on the phone and quotes about telephones from Weegee by Weegee… Yes, this week, I’m phoning it in… Weegee, A phone booth is a handy place to make a date, ca. 1943 (2123.1993) Weegee, [George C. … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: Ladies of Liberties

Weegee, Statue of Liberty, ca. 1955 (3372.1993) Weegee, Statue of Liberty: Swing, baby, it’s a free country ain’t it?, ca. 1955 (3357.1993) Weegee, [Statue of Liberty], ca. 1961 (5912.1993) Weegee, [Man climbs 85-foot ladder to secure torch on the plastic … Continue reading

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MEOW! Artists and Their Cats… (part 2)

Michel Auer, Jane Evelyn Atwood, 1983 (336.1988) Barbara Morgan (1900-1992), Berenice Abbott [1898-1991] with Cat, 1942 (543.1986) Unidentified Photographer, [Weegee, 1899-1968, and kitten], ca. 1958 (22649.1993) Nearly five years ago (about 36 years if you were a dog) I (put … Continue reading

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