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“This is a New York sidewalk audience…”

This is a New York sidewalk audience. Study their faces. Then scroll down the screen to see what they are looking at. Weegee, [Bystanders looking at the body of Salvatore Sutera, New York], February 6, 1941 (14046.1993) PM, February 7, … Continue reading

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Happy Year Lunar New Year!

Margaret Bourke-White, [Pigs at Swift Meat Packing Packington Plant, Chicago], 1930 (1735.2005) Jacob Riis, Pig, Rutgers Street dump, New York, March 18, 1892 (261.1982) Weegee, [After the opera, Sammy’s on the Bowery, New York], ca. 1944 (wn.662) Inge Morath, Puck … Continue reading

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Wartime in New York: Weegee’s Signs of War 2

PM, January 18, 1943, Vol. III, No. 184, p. 7 Wartime New York: Our Little Businessmen Bounced Around by War Signs of the times reproduced below. All were photographed this weekend in New York. The closings and removals had a … Continue reading

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“He looked like a sullen, surly, snarling animal”

Bandit Killer Cringes Leaving Hospital Extreme anguish was registered by Anthony Esposito today as city detectives, one handcuffed to each wrist and one at his collar, assisted the “mad-dog” gunman from Bellevue Hospital on his way to the police line-up. … Continue reading

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Wartime in New York: Weegee’s Signs of War

Weegee, [Signs on car windshield, New York], January 11, 1943 (15314.1993) Somebody had a leak in the mechanical refrigerator, so-o-o… Weegee, [Sign on car windshield, New York], January 11, 1943 (15316.1993) Coast Guard keeps sign on reverse side of adjustable … Continue reading

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More “Essential Human Freedoms” (Photos by by Russell Lee, James Van Der Zee, and Weegee)

Russell Lee, In front of the moving-picture theater, Chicago, April 1941 (121.2003) Russell Lee, Candy stand run by a Negro on the South Side, Chicago, April 1941 (3.2003) Russell Lee, Bartender and owner of a tavern on the South Side, … Continue reading

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“The Children’s Hour,” Too

Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.419) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.406) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.443) Weegee, [Children watching movie, New York], ca. 1945 (wn.438) Weegee, [Children watching movie, … Continue reading

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