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¡Feliz año nuevo! 2017

Crónica, January 1936 (2055.2005) Weegee, “Tavern of ground floor of burning building at 80 Greenwich St. is shelter for firemen overcome by smoke New Year’s Eve. Customers also had a hot time.” January, 1945 (15175.1993) Weegee, [Shorty, the Bowery Cherub, … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

Al Brick for Movietone News, “When ‘Arizona’s’ magazines exploded there was a roar that could be heard for miles. Then she was still.” December 7, 1941, (1406.2005) Kelso Daly, “Brought from his bed by the thunder of exploding bombs, this … Continue reading

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Chess (1950s-1970s)

Chim (David Seymour 1911-1956), [Chess game in the library room, Huleh Valley, Israel], 1951 (691.1986) Alexander Liberman (1912-1999), Marcel Duchamp, New York City, 1959 (174.1990) Alexander Liberman (1912-1999), Marcel Duchamp’s hands, New York City, 1959-60, (157.1990) Carl Mydans, Bobby Fischer, … Continue reading

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Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade

Weegee, [Cop and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clown hand, New York], 1945 (14754.1993) Weegee, Clown filled with helium gas for annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York], 1945 (3077.1993) Tomorrow at 9 AM starts Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade. Similar to this year, the … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise (part 4): The Candidates

See, October 1968, pp. 25-31 Back by popular demand, an encore presentation, it’s Weegee’s October surprise in November, hey, that’s a November surprise, almost like a dessert, after the three previous perfect and super-popular posts. Perhaps for the first or … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise (part 3): For President

Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Nixon”], ca. 1961 (12608.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Nixon”], ca. 1961 (11572.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Reagan”], ca. 1968 (11639.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Rockefeller”], ca. 1966 (11699.1993) Weegee (1899-1968), [“For President, Wallace”], ca. 1968 (12616.1993) … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise (part 2): LBJ

Weegee (1899-1968), “Draft Johnson for President,” ca. 1968 (3015.1993) Yesterday this great drawing and fun fact floated down by Twitter stream (while at lunch, of course, LBJ and PB&J): #ElectionCollection: How about this for a caricature? 😂 Fun fact: LBJ … Continue reading

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