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    • Joan Crawford, 1932

    • Hurrell, George
    • Portrait of Joan Crawford, American film star.
    • Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977; Motion pictures, American; Silver gelatin print; Actresses
    • Henry McFee

    • Baskerville, Charles
    • Henry McFee, the American painter and draftsman, stands posed in profile holding a brush with his back to a painting in an ornate frame on an easel.
    • Portrait photography; McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953; Men's clothing; Beards; Artists' materials
    • Outhouse, c. 1941

    • Yavno, Max
    • View of a dilapidated outhouse in a Philadelphia slum belonging to a six-family tenement. Taken as part of a project for the Works Progress Administration.
    • Black-and-white photography; Toilets; Abandoned buildings; Brick walls
    • Woman in White

    • Anderson, William
    • A woman in a white dress and scarf bends over holding a ball placed in a shelf under a full dish rack. Behind the objects is a wood wall that looks to have headless and partially nude female figures with arms outstretched painted on it.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women, Black, in art; Dresses; Scarves; Balls (Sporting goods)
    • Maud Allan

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • A portrait of the actress Maud Allan wearing a loose, flowing gown.
    • Allen, Maude, d. 1956; Actresses; Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Photography-California; Silver gelatin print
    • The City of Ambition

    • Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946
    • Hazy image in greyscale tones of the City of New York, with skyscrapers and the river. Photogravure printed in Camera Work, volume 36.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photogravure; Cityscape photography; New York (N. Y.); Pictorialism (Photography movement); Urban life
    • Untitled (museum), 2007

    • Weems, Carrie Mae, 1953-
    • People walking up and sitting on the steps to the British Museum seem not to notice the tall female figure in a long black dress standing facing them. The figure is most likely Weems. The stairs cut midway through the image on a horizontal line....
    • Black-and-white photography; Women artists, Black; Women, Black, in art; Columns; Stairs; Dresses; British Museum
    • New York, New York

    • Levitt, Clarence Helen
    • Image of children playing on a street in New York City.
    • Advertising; Bicycles; Children's clothing; Girl's clothing; Boy's clothing; Mirrors-Frames; New York (N. Y.); Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Street photography; Documentary photography; Urban life
    • Janitzio

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • Fishing nets drying in the sun near Janitzio, Mexico. Several fishermen and a boat are visible in the distance. In the far distance are mountains.
    • Black-and-white photography; Fishers; Gelatin silver print; Photography-Mexico; Travel photography
    • New York

    • Rubinstein, Eva
    • Two nude figures lie entwined on a slim couch.
    • Nude in art; Photography of the nude; Floors, Wooden; Women photographers; Black-and-white photography; Urban life
    • Demolishing New York City Row House, 10th Avenue

    • Kanaga, Consuelo
    • Group of men demolish structure while salvaging some materials -- doors, bricks, wood. Some bricks are loaded into the back of a truck while other materials are stacked at the worksite. The building has numerous attached signs which advertise...
    • Architectural photography; Cityscapes (representations); Cityscape photography; Gelatin silver print; New York (N. Y.); Documentary photography; Urban life
    • Ruth St. Denis (In Geisha Dress)

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Ruth St. Denis in costume for a Japanese Dance of the Genroku Period. Though this image seems to be staged rather than taken from an actual performance, St. Denis did have a number of dances in which she wore Japanese Geisha costumes. The most...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Kimonos; Photography-California
    • Portrait of a Man

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Early twentieth century black and white photographic print of a portrait of a man in a suit and a black beret.
    • Black-and-white photography; Portrait photography; Men; Men's clothing; Berets; Photography-California
    • New York Stock Exchange

    • Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971
    • A black-and-white cityscape shot of the New York Stock Exchange building in Manhattan, from the ground looking up.
    • Black-and-white photography; Street photography; New York Stock Exchange; Commercial buildings; Cityscape photography; Women photographers; Architectural photography; Urban life
    • Life Goes On-Antigua

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A group of men and women gathered in a ruined architectural structure.
    • Architecture; Black-and-white photography; Travel photography; Documentary photography; Photogravure
    • Blacksmith

    • Delaney, Janet
    • Blacksmith at forge surrounded by metal pieces and equipment.
    • Blacksmith; Forging; Ironwork; Color print; Women photographers; Photography-California
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Motoyoshi, H. T.
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women
    • New York, New York

    • Levitt, Clarence Helen
    • Image of children walking along the bank of a storm channel in New York City.
    • Girls; New York (N. Y.); Girl's clothing; Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Street photography; Documentary photography; Urban life
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • White, E.
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume

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