Tag Archives: WWII

Front (“The Guardian of Asia”)

Front, (1-2), 1942, 16 5/8 x 11 11/16 in. (42.2 x 29.7 cm.), Photo-Gravure, (2006.6.1) … ni en la calidad insuperable de cada aeroplane y cada buque… … nor in the unsurpassed quality of each airplane and each ship… … … 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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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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“New York Has Its First Air-Raid Alarms, But the Enemy Fails to Make Appearance”

Weegee, [Schoolchildren evacuated from classroom for New York’s first air-raid alarms of World War II], December 10, 1941 (2406.1993) PM, December 10, 1941, p.16 New York Has Its First Air-Raid Alarms, But the Enemy Fails to Make Appearance A million … 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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Margo Talks – and Mary Morris Photographs

Mary Morris, [Margo], 1942 Oh, no! The people of Mexico aren’t lazy like most people think… Look. When Americans say this to me I boil. I say to them… Mary Morris, [Margo], 1942 Whenever there’s dire poverty there’s lack of … Continue reading

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“A look of grave concern…”

Weegee (1899-1968), [Police officer looking at woman on stretcher, New York], November 30, 1943 (966.1993) At 12:50 AM on November 30th, 1943 an explosion on the ground floor of the Western Electric Company building killed two people and injured more … Continue reading

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