Tag Archives: USA

1971: Kirby

Jack Kirby: page from A “King” Kirby Portfolio (1971)

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1967: Alice in Wonderland

The 1967 report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders opens with a now-famous conclusion: “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white–separate and unequal.” The closing of the report is less well known: One of … Continue reading

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1966: Dublin Sky

Evelyn Hofer: Dublin Sky (1966); from Dublin: A Portrait (1967).

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2018: memo for labor

memo for labor you cannot separate the job from the house from the rent from the earth from the food from the healthcare from the water from the transit from the war from the schools from the prisons from the … Continue reading

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1957: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow

Kay Sage: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow (1957)

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1930: PCA-2

A Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogiro during its certification flight over New York City, 1930

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1915: Children of Eve

Capitalist Henry Clay Madison is unmoved by the specter of a child laborer in John H. Collins’s Children of Eve (1915).

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1876: In the Woods

Alexander Wyant: In the Woods (ca. 1875-1876)

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1927: Calm at Sea

Lyonel Feininger: Calm at Sea II (1927)

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1509: The Most Curious Book in the World

The following entry appears in Charles Carroll Bombaugh’s Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta, Curious, Humorous, and Instructive (1867): THE MOST CURIOUS BOOK IN THE WORLD The most singular bibliographic curiosity is that which belonged … Continue reading

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