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50 Best Books of the Year

50 Best Books of the Year

Photograph of a bookshelf featuring the best books of 1946 with their covers facing the camera. Titles...

Books--Some Publications

Books--Some Publications

Photographs of several books lying in a row. Titles include "Forever Amber," "The Green Years," and "Earth...

NYC Street Scenes

NYC Street Scenes

Photographs following the day in the life of a woman, Jean Patmore. She is depicted having a meal in...

Fur Coat Story--Plastics

Fur Coat Story--Plastics

Photographs of women in a studio modeling synthetic fur coats in a variety of styles and colors. Date...

Soldiers and Sailors--Stage Door Canteen

Soldiers and Sailors--Stage Door Canteen

Portraits of servicemen in uniform at the Stage Door Canteen. Date of assignment February 22, 1943. Negative...

Mrs. Grantland Rice

Mrs. Grantland Rice

Photograph of Fannie Hollis Rice, wife of sportswriter Grantland Rice, sitting in the interior of a home...

Servicemen on Broadway

Servicemen on Broadway

Photographs of servicemen in uniform posing in front of stores and attractions on Broadway. Date of assignment...

Helen Gahagan Douglas

Helen Gahagan Douglas

Photographs of actress and politician Helen Gahagan Douglas seated at a table, eating a meal with a young...

Lena Horne at Savoy Plaza

Lena Horne at Savoy Plaza

Photographs of singer Lena Horne performing at the Savoy Plaza Hotel and posing for portraits in her...

Books

Books

Photographs of the 50 best books of the year sitting cover-out on a bookcase. Titles include "Cannery...

Kenny Delmar--"Senator Claghorne" (Allen's Alley Radio Show)

Kenny Delmar--"Senator Claghorne" (Allen's Alley Radio Show)

Photographs of radio actor Kenny Delmar in character as Senator Claghorne for the radio show "Allen's...

Jack Leonard--Radio singer

Jack Leonard--Radio singer

Photographs of singer Jack Leonard in a hotel room, eating breakfast and reading fan mail. Date of assignment...

John Scarne--Card Trick Man

John Scarne--Card Trick Man

Photographs of magician John Scarne performing card tricks for three other men. Exact date of assignment...

U.S.O. Hostess

U.S.O. Hostess

Photographs of United Service Organization hostesses with soldiers at a USO club, on the beach, and at...

Alan Reed--Radio Star

Alan Reed--Radio Star

Photographs of radio actor Alan Reed reading from a script into a microphone. Date of assignment 1944....

Morton Gould

Morton Gould

Photographs of composer Morton Gould sitting at a piano, writing music. Date of assignment February 16,...

John Dahl--Actor

John Dahl--Actor

Photographs of actor John Dahl posing in front of the New York Public Library lions. Date of assignment...

Clare Boothe Luce

Clare Boothe Luce

Photographs of Clare Boothe Luce at work in her office with a tray of tea in front of her. Date of assignment...

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

Photographs of Benny Goodman playing clarinet in front of a large audience, many of whom are wearing...

"Information Please" Radio Show at Hartford, Connecticut

"Information Please" Radio Show at Hartford, Connecticut

Photographs of several men sitting and speaking into microphones, recording radio game show "Information...

Don Wharton--Writer for LOOK

Don Wharton--Writer for LOOK

Portraits of Don Wharton, LOOK Magazine writer. Date of assignment January 1944. Negative frames: 7

Belmont Plaza Hotel

Belmont Plaza Hotel

Photographs of a party at the Belmont Plaza Hotel, with many guests in costume. Date of assignment April...

Television

Television

Photographs from the set of an unnamed television show. Depicts the cast sitting in chairs and close-ups...

Nightclubs--Club Zanzibar; [Fan Clubs]

Nightclubs--Club Zanzibar; [Fan Clubs]

Photographs of young women belonging to various fan clubs. They are depicted posing for portraits, some...

Mrs. Ogden Reid--Publisher, N.Y. Herald Tribune

Mrs. Ogden Reid--Publisher, N.Y. Herald Tribune

Portraits of Helen Rogers Reid sitting at a desk and talking on the phone. Reid was the wife of Ogden...

Susan Miller--Singer, Photos at Stage Door Canteen

Susan Miller--Singer, Photos at Stage Door Canteen

Photographs of Susan Miller speaking with several members of the US Navy in uniform at Stage Door Canteen....

Times Square Policemen

Times Square Policemen

Times Square policemen in uniform performing everyday duties including crowd control and interacting...

Cheryl Archibald--LOOK Covergirl age 5, 25 Stratford Rd., Brooklyn, for Alice Thompson

Cheryl Archibald--LOOK Covergirl age 5, 25 Stratford Rd., Brooklyn, for Alice Thompson

Photographs of child model Cheryl Archibald getting her portrait painted and at home performing daily...

Sloan Foundation Projects

Sloan Foundation Projects

Photographs of a family in and in front of their home on a farm. Also depicts children learning and participating...

Town Hall Meeting of the Air

Town Hall Meeting of the Air

Group shots and individual close-ups of people speaking in a town meeting for a recording of NBC Blue...

Lew Lehr

Lew Lehr

Photographs of comedian Lew Lehr sitting atop a piano, looking at a piece of paper. Date of assignment...

Duffy's Tavern (radio program) taken at Kelly's Stables for Isabella Miller

Duffy's Tavern (radio program) taken at Kelly's Stables for Isabella Miller

Actors in costume performing and recording radio show "Duffy's Tavern" at jazz club Kelly's Stables....

Police

Police

Photographs of policemen getting dressed, having their shoes shined, playing dominoes, lined up and receiving...

Savoy Plaza

Savoy Plaza

Photographs of two women modeling several dresses and skirts. Date of assignment: August 24, 1943. Negative...

Club 21

Club 21

A woman in a dress and hat posing outside 21 Club in Manhattan. In several shots she is standing in front...

Stage Door Canteen

Stage Door Canteen

Photographs of a group of soldiers in uniform sitting in a circle, watching a woman dance. Date of assignment...

Police Lineup

Police Lineup

Photographs of policemen making arrests, patrolling, taking fingerprints, working at a police station,...

Mayor La Guardia for Elizabeth Hunt

Mayor La Guardia for Elizabeth Hunt

Depicts Fiorello La Guardia speaking with women and seated at a desk in an office, speaking into a WNYC...

Riverside Church

Riverside Church

Military couple outside of Riverside Church. Date of assignment June 16, 1943. Negative frames: 8

Street Scenes

Street Scenes

Fashionably dressed women walking in Midtown Manhattan. Date of assignment October 19, 1944. Negative...

Milton Cross

Milton Cross

Portraits of Milton Cross, working at a desk and sitting on a couch, holding a toy alligator. Assignment...

Ben Grauer

Ben Grauer

Portraits of Ben Grauer gesturing while speaking into an NBC microphone. No specified assignment date...

Grand Central Station (servicemen and women)

Grand Central Station (servicemen and women)

Portraits and candids of male and female members of the United States military at Grand Central Station....

Greenwich House (Photo of Ruth Clifton)

Greenwich House (Photo of Ruth Clifton)

Ruth Clifton seated and knitting with children. Assignment date January 12, 1944. Negative frames: 8

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman playing clarinet and conducting music. Also includes photographs of musicians in Goodman's...

Jose Iturbi, "Personality"

Jose Iturbi, "Personality"

Photographs of Jose Iturbi playing a piano and smoking a cigar. Assignment date February 15, 1945. Worksheet...

Greenwich House

Greenwich House

Photographs of a group of adults seated around dinner table, eating. Assignment date January 11, 1944....

Frankie Carle, Musician

Frankie Carle, Musician

Frankie Carle playing piano. Date of assignment February 13, 1945. Negative frames: 8

Victory Ball, Women's Club of the Deaf (Red Cross), Hotel Commodore

Victory Ball, Women's Club of the Deaf (Red Cross), Hotel Commodore

Photographs depict a performance of international dance, and shots of the audience. Acts include Scottish...

Park Avenue (Photocrime--Murder on Park Ave.)

Park Avenue (Photocrime--Murder on Park Ave.)

Photographs scenes enacted for the magazine's Photocrime series. Depicts people sitting at a bar, having...

Peanut Vendor

Peanut Vendor

Photographs of a peanut vendor selling peanuts from his cart to children. Date of assignment March 2,...

Teenagers

Teenagers

Photographs of teenage girls modeling dresses, skirts, and sweaters. Date of assignment September 21,...

John Scarne

John Scarne

Portrait of magician John Scarne holding a deck of playing cards. Date of assignment October 20, 1947....

Pagano Studio--New York?

Pagano Studio--New York?

Photographs of female models posing for photographs, photographers adjusting the models' clothing and...

Helen Hayes at home in Nyack, NY

Helen Hayes at home in Nyack, NY

Photographs of a young boy and girl, likely the children of actress Helen Hayes, petting a poodle and...

Hugh Baillie

Hugh Baillie

Portraits of journalist Hugh Baillie wearing a suit and standing in front of a map. Date of assignment...

Children's Party

Children's Party

Photographs of children at a birthday party complete with games, cake, and favors. Date of assignment...

Policemen--NYC

Policemen--NYC

Photographs of policemen assisting and directing crowds of people, many of whom are men in military uniform,...

Katherine Wilson--LOOK Staff Member

Katherine Wilson--LOOK Staff Member

Portraits of Katherine Wilson wearing a fur coat and a suit and hat. Date of assignment January 5, 1943....

Delahanty Institute

Delahanty Institute

Photographs of a woman wearing a girdle and using a riveter on an aircraft. Exact date of assignment...

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