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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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“This squirrel is perfectly oblivious…”

Weegee, Hoarding for Winter, October 5, 1941 (14899.1993) Weegee, Hoarding for Winter [verso], October 5, 1941 (14899.1993) PM, October 6, 1941, p. 14 Hoarding for Winter on one of the hottest days of the year, this squirrel is perfectly oblivious … Continue reading

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“Weegee Has a Salon”

PM, August 27, 1941, p. 14 Weegee Has a Salon: Arthur Fellig, the night-prowling cameraman who turns in many of PM’s choicest pictures of fires, wrecks, rescues and crimes, is having a one-man show of his own at the Photo … Continue reading

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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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