Tag Archives: Weegee

Manhattan Police Headquarters was “Bombed”

Air Raid Sirens, Major Records PM, October 8, 1943, p. 13 Our Town in Pictures… Centre St. ‘Bombing’ Air Raid Wardens of the Fifth Precinct were mobilized late yesterday when Police Headquarters and the Press Headquarters Building at Centre Market … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“The Curious Ones”

The Sidewalks of New York (East Side, West Side); by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra: Chas. B. Lawlor and James W. Blake, December 28, 1940 Weegee, [People watching scoreboard of World Series at Yankee Stadium in upper window of Sachs … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leonard Bernstein Centennial

Ruth Orkin (1921-1985), Marian Anderson and Leonard Bernstein, Lewisohn Stadium, New York, June 1947 (1628.1990) The Ruth Orkin Archive is here. Ruth Orkin (1921-1985), Bernstein Playing Piano, Lewisohn Stadium, New York, 1947 (1626.1990) Ruth Orkin (1921-1985), Bernstein conducting, Lewisohn Stadium, … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St.”

Weegee, So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One Litter, July 18, 1940 (16762.1993) PM, July 18, 1940. p. 13, Vol. 1, No. 23 So It’s Raining Cats and Dogs in Rivington St., All in One … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Independence Day

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl with American Flag], ca. 1885 (2007.54.16) Louis Faurer, Silent Salesman, Philadelphia, ca. 1937 (2013.99.53) Michael O’Brien, For a portrait, Caesar LaMonica, an 80 year old songwriter and musician, proudly displayed the medals he’s recieved during his … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The sun

Cynthia Farnell, Steeple, Horry County, South Carolina, 2010 (2010.76.2) Weegee, [Empire State Building, New York], ca. 1955 (3378.1993) Weegee, Statue of Liberty, ca. 1961 (5916.1993) Charles H. Traub, Queensbridge Park, New York, 1988 (446.1991) Wu Yinxian, Afterglow, Guangxi, 1965 (167.1988) … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Weegee Lives For His Work And Thinks Before Shooting”

PM, March 9, 1941 , pp. 48-51 Weegee Lives For His Work His Work And Thinks Before Shooting By Ralph Steiner Many people have asked me to write a piece about Weegee, the free-lance crime photographer whose pictures and stories … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment