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Weegee Wednesday: “Drunks Arrested on Bowery”

Weegee, Drunks arrested on the Bowery, 1943-45 (2395.1993) Across the street from Elizabeth Tailor, and slightly below Canal, the American Jobbing Co. Inc. once occupied 23 Elizabeth St. (Now there is an awning for and perhaps an entrance to “New … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: “Dora,” Weegee says, “is a singer of sentimental songs at Sammy’s. She sings very loud, but good.”

Dora Pelletier singing a medley of “I Want a Girl (Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)” [Harry Von Tilzer and William A. Dillon, 1911], “After The Ball” [Charles K. Harris, 1891], “The Band Played On” [Charles B. Ward … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Bowery Savings Banks

Weegee (1899-1968), [Billie Dauscha and Mabel Sidney, Bowery entertainers, New York], 1944 Weegee (1899-1968), Naked City, 1945, pp. 150-151 (“Ladies keep their money in their stockings…”) PM, July 18, 1945 In an early review of Naked City, PM editor John … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Weegee (1899-1968), [Sleeping at the movies.], ca. 1943 Weegee (1899-1968), [Sleeping at the movies.], ca. 1943 Weegee (1899-1968), [Sleeping at the movies.], ca. 1943 “Sleep… is where you find it.” Weegee (the unofficial photographer of Sleep Inc.) wrote in the … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: Weegee and Lee

Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Weegee and Sammy: Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery, November 11, 1946 (41.1985) Lee Sievan (1907-1990), Book Party – Weegee’s People at Sammy’s on the Bowery. Men – Editors – Duell Sloan and … Continue reading

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A Strangelove of Pi

Anton Bruehl (1900-1982), [Pie Crust], ca. 1940s (817.2000) Weegee (1899-1968), [Baker with baked goods in City Services Building restaurant, New York], 1945 (14894.1993) “The Building. The sun pushes its way through the dark canyons of Wall Street to alight on … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesday: “Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before Shooting”

If You Want to Know How Weegee Gets Pictures Like These, See Ralph Steiner’s Story on Next Page Weegee Lives for His Work and Thinks Before Shooting By Ralph Steiner Many people have asked me to write a piece about … Continue reading

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