Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Russell Lee

 Negro musicians playing accordion and washboard in automobile. 
Near New Iberia, Louisiana, 1938

 Negro stevedore with sack of oysters on back, Olga, Louisiana, 1938

 Negro stevedores sleeping on pile of lumber on bow of packet boat 
on Mississippi River below New Orleans, 1938

 Negro tenant farmer on his front porch. This farm is owned by an out-of-state woman and has been rented by this family of Negroes for eleven years. South of Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1939

 Negroes kneeling at graves of relatives, and being blessed 
by priest with holy water, New Roads, Louisiana, 1938

 Negroes waiting at streetcar terminal for cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1939

 New Madrid County, Missouri. Sharecropper's wife chopping cotton, 
Southeast Missouri Farms Project, 1938

 Oil field worker drinking water, Kilgore, Texas, 1939

 Oil field worker, Kilgore, Texas, 1939

Old Negro (former slave) with horn with which slaves were called. Near Marshall, Texas, 1939

Monday, April 29, 2013


Weegee was a photographer and photojournalist. His real name was Arthur Fellig.

 At an East Side murder, 1943

 At the Jazz Concert, 1944

 Children on Fire Escape, 1938

 Circus audience, ca. 1943

 Coney Island 1940

 Lineup for Night Court, ca. 1941

 Lost Child, Coney Island, 1941

 Lovers in a Bowery Bar

 Lovers with 3-D glasses at the Palace Theater, 1943

 Naked Hollywood book, ca. 1952

Retail butchers lined up at Ft. Greene Market, Brooklyn, in the early dawn, hoping for a little meat to sell from their shops, March 19, 1943

Friday, April 26, 2013

Harris & Ewing - Kids

 Junior Marines, 1919

 Liana de Bayle, daughter of the Minister of Nicaragua and Señora de Bayle, 1938

 Lord Lothian, British ambassador to the United States, came to be entertained, but instead, entertained the girl scouts at their headquarters here today on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the founding of the organization. March 1940

 Marjorie Bertha Morgenstierne, daughter of the Minister of Norway and Mme. Morgenstierne. 1938-39

 Mirga Zadeikis, daughter of the Lithuanian Minister and Mrs. Zadeikis, 1938

 N.B.C. party. National Children's Frolic. March 1938

 National Children's Frolic NBC, 1937

 Neighborhood house. Kitchen

 Neighborhood house. Library

 Neighborhood house. Meeting room

Princess von Hatzfeld with child

Thursday, April 25, 2013

George Brassaï

George Brassaï was the pseudonym of Gyula Halász, a Hungarian photographer who did most of his work in France. His photos of the underbelly of Parisian life capture the essence of its joys and sorrows.

 A la Cabane Cubaine, Montmartre, ca. 1932

 An English girl in her dressing room at the Folies-Bergère, 1932

 Bal Musette

 Brouillard, Avenue de l'Observatoire, 1934

 Chairs in the Luxembourgh Gardens in Winter, Paris, 1953

 Couple at Bal Nègre, rue Blomet, 1932

 Couples dancing

 Dali and his wife Gala
[note reflection of the photographer at left]
Girl playing snooker

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Photographic Times 1893, ctd

 Henry Newton: Mullens

 Herbert O. Warner: In the Meadow

 John Dumont: Columbus Caravels

 John Dumont: Gossip by the Wayside

 Juvia Johnson: A Chautauqua Student with a Camera

 Oliver J. Bailey: Richland Farm Pets

 Otis P. Gould: The Chain Bridge at Newburyport, Mass

 Pach Brothers Studio: H.R.H. Princess Eulalie, Infanta of Spain

 W.C. Walker: The Old Old Story

 W.H. Richardson: A New Jersey Road

W.N. Jennings: Philadelphia from a Balloon