March 1, 2012

Snapshots of New York City Street Scenes, 1936-1951

For fifteen years the New York Photo League — a gathering of amateur and professional photographers, most of them Jewish, first-generation Americans — explored the streets of their metropolis, with camera in hand. They wanted to capture an off-the-cuff side to their urban landscape — a grittier slice of life.

(via Flavorwire)

1 comment:

  1. An impressive share, I just given this onto a colleague who was doing a little analysis on this. And he in fact bought me breakfast because I found it for him.. head-shot photographer Hamilton



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