DETROIT PUBLISHING COLLECTION: “New York City” (1890-1910)

New York, N.Y., Harbor, Statue of Liberty City Hall and Park, New York A street haberdashery, New York Manhattan entrance to Brooklyn Bridge, New York Knickerbocker Trust Building, New York On the beach at Rockaway, N.Y. During a performance at Hammerstein’s Paradise Gardens, New York New York, N.Y., curb market, Broad Street New York Public […]

TA.TV: Weegee – “Weegee Tells How”

Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee, was a New York city freelance news photographer from the 1930s to the 1950s. Here he talks about his career and gives advice to those wanting to become news photographers.

DOCUMERICA: Brooklyn, New York City, USA (1974)

YOUNGSTERS ON THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY AT THE KOSCIUSKO SWIMMING POOL IN BROOKLYN’S BEDFORD-STUYVESANT DISTRICT, NEW YORK CITY. INNER CITY RESIDENTS ENJOY USING THIS INTELLIGENTLY LOCATED POOL. THE INNER CITY TODAY IS AN ABSOLUTE CONTRADICTION TO THE MAIN STREAM AMERICA OF GAS STATIONS, EXPRESSWAYS, SHOPPING CENTERS AND TRACT HOMES. IT IS POPULATED BY BLACKS, LATINS […]

Loncki Girl Train Death (1955)

Thayle Moritz, age 17, who was with the Loncki girl when she was killed by a train, June 16, 1955. The photo was taken at New City Police Station.

DOCUMERICA: Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA (1974)

THE BRONX IN MANHATTAN, NEW YORK. TRANSPORTATION IN AN URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL AREA LIKE NEW YORK PRODUCES ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS OF ITS OWN. FREEWAYS SPRAWL ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE AND CUT THROUGH CITIES, ISOLATING ONE NEIGHBORHOOD FROM ANOTHER. THE AUTO MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR AIR POLLUTION, ONE OF THE MORE CRITICAL PROBLEMS OF THE ENVIRONMENT WHICH AFFECT […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA.

THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE INTO MANHATTAN, NEW YORK TRANSPORTATION IN AN URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL AREA LIKE NEW YORK PRODUCES ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS OF ITS OWN. FREEWAYS SPRAWL ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE AND CUT THROUGH THE HEARTS OF CITIES ISOLATING ONE NEIGHBORHOOD FROM ANOTHER. THE AUTOMOBILE MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR AIR POLLUTION, ONE OF THE MORE CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS […]