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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Chicago by James L. Stanfield 1967

A railway encircles thirty-five blocks of shops, offices, and hotels in Chicago, June 1967

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Shirley MacLaine by Bert Stern 1960

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Shirley MacLean Beaty (born April 24, 1934), known professionally as Shirley MacLaine, is an American film and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author. 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Mary Nolan (Imogene Robertson) by E. O. Hoppé 1924

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Mary Nolan (December 18, 1902 – October 31, 1948) was an American film actress. She was born Mary Imogene Robertson in Louisville, Kentucky.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

France Dhélia in La Garçonne c.1923

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France Dhélia was born on November 9, 1894 in Saint-Lubin-en-Vergonnois, Loir-et-Cher, France as Franceline Berthe Léontine Delia Benoit. She was an actress, known for La sultane de l'amour (1919), Oiseaux de passage (1925) and L'ombre du bonheur (1924). She died on May 6, 1964 in Paris, France.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Alfred Stieglitz - His niece Flora Stieglitz Straus c. 1915

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Alfred Stieglitz (January 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946) was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form. In addition to his photography, Stieglitz is known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant-garde European artists to the U.S.