Tag Archives: Weegee’s Work in October 1943

Ink Spots at the Savoy

Weegee, [Ink Spots performing at the Savoy Ballroom], October 1943 (660.1993) (Eastman Kodak Safety film, 4×5 negative) ‘Cootie’ Williams, Sultans Score at Savoy Reopening New York – When the Savoy Ballroom opened its doors last Friday night there was a … Continue reading

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

“Heiress slain early Sunday…”

Weegee in PM, October 26, 1943, p. 11 The body of Mrs. Patricia Burton Lonergan, heiress slain early Sunday, is removed from her Beekman Hill apartment. Photo by Weegee, PM PM, October 26, 1943, p. 11 PM, October 26, 1943, … Continue reading

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

“Artist, Dancer Held As Thieves”

Weegee, “Renato Matticani and Charles Ferraro”, October 25, 1943 [All three names are misspelled.] Artist, Dancer Held As Thieves A dancer and an artist who, police charge, left their professions for the more profitable one of burglary will appear in … Continue reading

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

“Freedom from Fear”

Weegee, [Mrs. Bernice Lythcott and son looking through window shattered by rock-throwing hoodlums, Harlem, New York], October 17, 1943 (20109.1993) This tragic picture is a symbol of that evil thing, race hatred. Mrs. Bernice Lythcott and her one-year-old son Leonard … Continue reading

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

“Loaded with pumpernickel…”

Pumpernickel: Serge Chaloff Sextette; S. Chaloff; Serge Chaloff; Red Rodney; Earl Swope; George Walington; Curley Russell; Tiny Kahn; March 5, 1947 PM, October 12, 1943, p. 24 Didn’t Sight Pole; Smacked Same A precious rubber tire was about all that … Continue reading

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

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