Tag Archives: Women’s History Month

“The Best of Everything”

J. Wiese, [Ada Brown], ca. 1920s (621.1990) Wishing ‘Dora’ the best of everything. Sincerely ‘Ada Brown’ Ada Scott Brown (May 1, 1890 – March 30, 1950), singer and actress, was born, raised, and died in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Helen Levitt: “Why don’t we let people look at pictures.”

Helen Levitt (1913–2009), [Two girls on a truck], ca. 1948 (2006.55.2) School is good. Helen Levitt speaking at ICP on June 17th 1987 about learning photography in the 1930s and 40s by asking the person working at the photography store … Continue reading

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“Yes, yes, yes”

Dorothy Norman (March 28, 1905-1997), An American Place–Telephone and Alfred Stieglitz Equivalent, ca. 1940 (30.1986) WILLIAM MCNAUGHT: […] When did you first begin to do photography yourself? DOROTHY NORMAN: In ’31. We had insisted that there be a darkroom at The … Continue reading

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“There must be something going on down there too…”

Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (119.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (83.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (96.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (97.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running … Continue reading

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“The Most Extraordinary Singers and Music” – Lisette Model at Sammy’s Bowery Follies

Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer [Mabel Sidney] at Sammy’s Bar, ca. 1940, (20.1993) Mabel Sidney at Sammy’s, ca. 1955 Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer at Sammy’s, New York, ca. 1940 (49.1993) Lisette Model speaking, at ICP on November 17, 1977, about Sammy’s … Continue reading

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“Free Manicure and Free Tea Cup Reading with Your Lunch”

Lee Sievan, Class in Cultural Anthropology at Hunter College, 1940s (190.1991) Lee Sievan, San Gennaro, Two Girls with Soda Pop and Balloons, 1946 (33.1990) Lee Sievan, Corner Candy Store, 1940s (38.1990) Lee Sievan, Movie Posters and Clothes Lines, 1939 (34.1990) … Continue reading

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Silver Swans

Unidentified Photographer, Women’s Baseball Team, ca. 1910 (2011.17.3)

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