Archive for category: Historic

LOC finds of the day – Doing things, and not doing things..

LOC finds of the day – Doing things, and not doing things..

I hope wherever you are its not as hot and gross as it is here in New York.. or maybe you love it and in that case I’m happy for you. Until I become less bitter, I’ll stick with my AC and LOC hunting..  

Jeff Widener and that roll of film

Jeff Widener and that roll of film

  I loved reading this piece on the Tank Man photo shot by Jeff Widener, and the man who got Jeff the last role of film and then managed to get the film out. Amazing how things can happen; images that are burned in our memory could have so easily […]

NYC Municipal Archives.. Photos of the Day

NYC Municipal Archives.. Photos of the Day

Have you guys been checking out the NYC Municipal Archives? Old New York, blue prints, police homicide records, permits for the first subways? I think I’m in love.. Subway Construction: Worker stands on platform in circular tunnel. August 1903 – Municipal Archives Washington Square Park: Children and adults splashing in […]

Department of Records photo archive

Department of Records photo archive

Is anyone else anxiously waiting for this link to work? Since the DOR announced the debut of their photo database I have been waiting for this broken site to work.. I may have a long wait in front of me.  

Marilyn and Magnum

Marilyn and Magnum

I never got the Marilyn obsession bug that so many seem to have. Of course I am curious, fascinated by her transformation, life story, early passing. She was obviously beautiful but what interests me more when I look at photos of her are the off moments, the ones where you […]