Tag Archives: Weegee

“As the train came into the station it began lurching from side to side. Then it stopped. Lights went out.”

On Sunday, April 26th, 1942, Louis Viebuchen, a 48 year old resident of Newark, New Jersey, arrived at work in the late afternoon. Viebuchen was a motorman on the Hudson and Manhattan railroad, with over twenty years of experience. At … Continue reading

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“Joy of Living”

You Couldn’t Be Cuter, by Ruby Newman And His Orchestra; Ray Morton; Jerome Kern; Dorothy Fields, 1938 Weegee, [Police and bystanders with body of Stanley Sandler, a passenger in an automobile that crashed into a Third Avenue El pillar and … Continue reading

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“Speaking of Pictures… A New York Free Lance And Curious Passerby Photographs the News”

Life, April 12, 1937, pp. 8-11 Weegee, [Weegee inspecting trunk containing body of William Hessler, who had been stabbed to death, Red Hook, Brooklyn], August 5, 1936 (2212.1993) Weegee, [Weegee inspecting trunk containing body of William Hessler, who had been … Continue reading

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Happiness: Happy Together

Weegee, [Children playing in water sprayed from open fire hydrant, Upper West Side, New York], ca. 1945 (Portfolio 14) Weegee, Dancing is free in Central Park, 1945 (14854.1993) Weegee, [Alexander Calder and friends, New York], ca. 1945 (16377.1993) Weegee, Jazz, … Continue reading

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“the government of the people, by the people, and for the people”

John F. Jarvis, Washington Inaugurated first President of the U.S., ca. 1890 (2012.45.48) Washington Inaugurated first President of the U.S. New York, April 30th, 1789. The principles figures in the panel are portraits [of] John Adams, Vice President stood on … Continue reading

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I Love You

Tracey Mancenido-Tribble, James Frank Tribble, I Love You, Harlem, 2011 (2013.60.115) Lou Bernstein, N.Y. Aquarium, 1977 (95.1992) Weegee, [Act of Love, Astor Theatre, Times Square, New York], 1954 (14698.1993) Jürgen Schadeberg, Golf Lesson, Alexandra Township, 1954 (2014.8.5) Regards, April 14, 1938 (2007.71.125) Ed Kashi, Gerald Gross … Continue reading

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love to love

Weegee, [Couple kissing, New York], ca. 1945 (2091.1993) Weegee, At a Midtown Bar, New York, ca. 1942 (2164.1993) Weegee, Lovers at the Palace Theater, New York, ca. 1945 (wn.820) Weegee, Naked City, 1945, pp. 220-221 Weegee, Village Party, New York, … Continue reading

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