Monthly Archives: August 2011

World Photography Day

Today is. Been going on for about 185 years. More:

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An American Girl in Italy

We learn more — straight from the subject — about Ruth Orkin’s famous 1951 photo. UPDATE 7/18/17: Seems the link placed above in 2011 is now dead. Here’s an alternative, albeit not in the actual words of the late photographer.

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Zooming in on Coney Island, 1929

From the New York Times … go there to zoom in the detail of this panorama from 1929.

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Ivi Reads

Another re-discovery from December 1995, when Ivi was 2 years, 11 months old, and having reached the stage of being sufficiently adept at reading that she would no longer tolerate being read to.  (And it was she, just a few … Continue reading

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