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Finding Weegee

While processing the Daily Worker/Daily World Photographs Collection a few months ago, I came across a series of photographs in a folder titled “Floods” showing injured sailors arriving at New York City’s Penn Station from an unspecified “flood area.” I was intrigued by the photos

Before Photoshop

Long before there was Photoshop, news media used other means to modify photographs to match their message they wanted to convey. Compare the two images of a group of defendants on trial in 1963 under the McCarran Internal Security Act from the Daily Worker/Daily World