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Photo of the Day – 10/30/15 (“Brooklyn Halloween”, 1965)

Daily Photo — “Brooklyn Halloween, 1965”

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1965.  Children dressed up to go trick or treating in Brooklyn, NY.  Scan of B&W negative.

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Posted by on October 30, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 10/21/15 (“Living Sign”, c1905)

Daily Photo — “Living Sign, c. 1905”

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c. 1905. “A living sign on Fifth Avenue, New York City.” Brand ambassador for Dr. Rankin’s Dental Parlor, conveniently close to a candy store. Photographer Unknown.

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Posted by on October 21, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 4/29/14 (“Summer in Brooklyn”, 1982)

Daily Photo — “Summer in Brooklyn, 1982”

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1982.  “In 1980s Brooklyn, teenage couples stand proudly before a flashy Trans Am. Photographer Robert Madden shot this image while on assignment for a June 1982 story by Alice J. Hall, who described the ever changing borough as ‘Much abused, much maligned, and much loved … an authentic American amalgam, with all its achievement and failure.'”

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Posted by on April 29, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 3/27/14 (“Children Playing in New York City”, 1940)

Daily Photo — “Children Playing in the Streets of New York City, 1940”

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1940.  Two children enjoy playing in the street in New York City.

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Posted by on March 27, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 1/28/14 (“Rainy Day Times Square”, 1943)

Daily Photo — “Rainy Day Times Square, 1943”

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New York, March 1943. “Times Square on a rainy day.” Medium-format nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information.

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Posted by on January 28, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 8/5/13 (Grand Central Terminal, New York, 1941)

Daily Photo — “Grand Central Terminal, New York, 1941”

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Posted by on August 5, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 6/4/13 (Ready to Dive, c1921)

Daily Photo — “Ready to Dive, c1921”

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Starlight Park, the Bronx, circa 1921. “Joan Desborough (ready for a dive).” 5×7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection..

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Posted by on June 4, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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