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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

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“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

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Weegee Himself

Weegee, [Weegee gets a tip from a PM news seller, New York], ca. 1941 (19644.1993) INTRODUCTION Let’s talk about that name first. Or, rather, those three names. Usher Fellig was a greenhorn, a hungry shtetl child from eastern Europe who … Continue reading

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Looking at “Dr. Strangelove”

Weegee, [Stanley Kubrick], 1963 (7482.1993) Weegee, [Peter Sellers and Stanley Kubrick on the set of “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”], 1963 (2151.1993) Weegee, [Stanley Kubrick on the set of “Dr. Strangelove or: … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs

Dennis Stock, [Car Park], 1971 (2015.35.3) Patrick Nagatani, Contamination Area, Building # 3, Sandia National Labortatories, Kirtland A.F.B. Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1989 (2010.116.42) Unidentified photographer, [Brenda below dinosaur], 1975 (DA.3A10.1186) Weegee, [Tyrannosaurus rex from the Sinclair Oil Corporation Dinoland pavilion … Continue reading

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Listening to Records

Martin Munkacsi, [Listening to records], 1930s Weegee, After midnight in Washington Square Park, Folk Dance, ca. 1946 (14213.1993) Gordon Parks, “Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man,’” 1952 (1606.2005) Retreat is found beneath the city in an underground room. Here surrounded by lights, … Continue reading

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…and pretzels too…

Lee Sievan, Pretzel Lady, 1940s (182.1991) Weegee, [Pretzel man], ca. 1945 (16389.1993) Weegee, “Peddlers drop in selling hot dogs… and pretzels too…”, “Naked City,” 1945 pp. 145-146 Garry Winogrand, [Pretzel lady, from “Women are Beautiful”] 1975 (277.1984)

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