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"Knickerbocker" cruises past Manhattan
The "Knickerbocker" cruise yacht belonging to Day Line Sightseeing Yachts, cruises past downtown Manhattan in the New York Harbor with many tourists aboard., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"New Yorker" cruises in the New York Harbor
The "New Yorker" cruise yacht cruises through the New York Harbor with many tourists (only white men and women seen) on board. Two life preservers and the flag of the United States of America are attached to the back of the ship., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Sightseer" cruises past Battery Park and Lower Manhattan
The "Sightseer" cruise yacht belonging to Circle Line, with tourists on board, cruises past Battery Park with a view of lower Manhattan in New York., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Sightseer" cruises past Lower Manhattan
The "Sightseer" cruise yacht belonging to Circle Line, with tourists on board, cruises past lower Manhattan in New York., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Sightseer" cruises past the Statue of Liberty
The "Sightseer" cruise yacht belonging to Circle Line cruises by the Statue of Liberty Memorial in the New York Harbor with a large crowd on board., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Sightseer" cruises past the Statue of Liberty
The "Sightseer" cruise yacht belonging to Circle Line cruises by the Statue of Liberty Memorial in the New York Harbor with a large crowd on board., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Sightseer" cruises past the United Nations headquarters
The "Sightseer" cruise yacht belonging to Circle Line cruises by the United Nations Headquarters in New York Harbor with a view of Manhattan behind including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Washerwoman" by Auguste Renoir in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden in the Museum of Modern Art
From her left side, "The Washerwoman" bronze sculpture by August Renoir, is exhibited in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. To her right and in front of her is the sculpture titled, "The River" created by Aristide Maillol. A lead sculpture of a woman twisting toward the water. To her right and behind "Washerwoman," is the Henry Moore's bronze sculpture titled, "Double Standing Figure." Barely visible in the back of the photograph are four sculptures. One on the left is a bronze woman with her hands above her head titled, "Maja" by Gerhard Marcks. To the left of Maja is "Bianca No. 2" by Oronzio Maldarelli. To the right of Maja is "Torso" by William Zorach. On farthest right is the bronze sculpture, "Floating figure" by Gaston Lachaise., Between April 29 and September 8, 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on back, "Alexandre Georges CREDIT. Note---This print is sold for reference only and is not be resold, loaned syndicated or reproduced without special written permission. 1316 Waverly Place, Hewlett, L.I., New York. PHOTO No. 380-2." Typewritten on back, "SCULPTURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY April 29 - September 8, 1953. Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street." Typewritten note attached to back, "RENOIR, Auguste, Washerwoman. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53 St. NYC."
1953 Christmas tree choice for the Rockefeller Center is delivered
Rockefeller Center's choice for the 1953 Christmas tree, a Norway spruce, is delivered to the lower plaza at the Rockefeller Center that includes the skating rink and the sculpture of Prometheus created by Paul Manship. The tree lies on its side above the skating rink., December 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note attached to back, "#8 Journey's end in front of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center. Transported to Fort Lee, N.J., on Monday evening, the tree was safely parked overnight, then crossed the George Washington Bridge between dawn and 7:15 a.m., the following morning, Tuesday, December 1. A police escort expedited its movement from the bridge to the Center where it arrived at 7:45 a.m."
Aerial view of Rockefeller Center's skating pond
An aerial view of the Rockefeller Plaza Outdoor Skating Pond with a few skaters on the ice, diners at tables to the left, the Prometheus sculpture by Paul Manship to the left of the diners, a very large group all around the rink observing from the lower plaza above the rink, and vehicles on the street on the right side of the photograph. Flags of many countries including the United States of America are on the lower plaza surrounding the rink., December 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on back, "FROM: ROCKEFELLER CENTER, INC. 50 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, NEW YORK. CIRCLE 5-9000. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. PHOTO BY EDWARD RATCLIFFE."
Aerial view of Rockefeller Center's skating pond and surrounding buildings
An aerial view of the Rockefeller Plaza Outdoor Skating Pond and the surrounding buildings. The ice is crowded with skaters and a large crowd stands around the edges observing from above on the lower plaza., December 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on back, "FROM: ROCKEFELLER CENTER, INC. 50 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, NEW YORK. CIRCLE 5-9000. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. PHOTO BY EDWARD RATCLIFFE." Handwritten on back, "New York's 1st outdoor artificial ice skating rink. View - looking northeast from Rockefeller Plaza."
Aerial view of Rockefeller Center's skating pond and surrounding buildings
An aerial view of the Rockefeller Plaza Outdoor Skating Pond including the sculpture of Prometheus by Paul Manship, and the surrounding buildings. The ice has a few skaters and but a large crowd stands around the edges observing from above on the lower plaza. The surrounding streets are included in this photograph., December 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on back, "FROM: ROCKEFELLER CENTER, INC. 50 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, NEW YORK. CIRCLE 5-9000. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY." Handwritten on back, "R.P. Ice Skating Pond."
Aerial view of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden in the Museum of Modern Art
An aerial view of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York. The sculptures visible in this photograph are the bronze sculpture "Washerwoman" by August Renoir. The lead sculpture of a woman twisting toward the water, "The River" created by Aristide Maillol. A Henry Moore's bronze sculpture titled, "Double Standing Figure." Four others are in the back of the sculpture garden but are not clear enough to identify. A woman walks behind Washerwoman., Between April 29 and September 8, 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on back, "Alexandre Georges CREDIT. Note---This print is sold for reference only and is not be resold, loaned syndicated or reproduced without special written permission. 1316 Waverly Place, Hewlett, L.I., New York. PHOTO No. 380-8. The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53 St. NYC. PLEASE RETURN TO THE PUBLICITY DEPARTMENT. The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York."
Aerial view of the Metropolitan Opera, 1411 Broadway, New York City
An aerial view of the full city block Metropolitan Opera building at 1411 Broadway, New York, New York, and surrounding streets and buildings including traffic and pedestrians., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "Don't use until check with me." And stamped on back, "ONLY NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES MAY REPRODUCE THIS PHOTOGRAPH. PLEASE CREDIT Sedge LeBlang ©. PHOTOGRAPHER FOR THE METROPOLITAN OPERA 147 WEST 39TH ST. N.Y. 18, N.Y. PE. 6-8640. FILE COPY." The top of a roof in the lower left hand corner of the photograph has been scratched out with a blue pen.
Alan Seeger's front door
The front steps, stoop, and door of Alan Seeger's home in New York City, New York., December 10, 1939 (air date), Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "61 Washington Square So (Alan Seeger)." Stamped on back, 'NBC PHOTO BY VAN BURGEN."
Alan Seeger's home
Alan Seeger's home in New York City, New York is a three-story building with a stoop leading to a large front door. A white woman in an overcoat and hat walks vigorously in front of the building. A woman looks out of the window to the right of the door., December 10, 1939 (air date), Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "61 Washington Square So Alan Seeger." Stamped on back, 'NBC PHOTO BY VAN BURGEN."
All are very serious as the male lead sings
The white male lead sings to the back of a very serious white man as a group (the chorus (all white)) are in the background watching on the stage of "La Traviata", during Act II at the Amato Opera in New York City, New York. Handwritten on the bottom of the photograph, "44.", December 11, 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "44."
American soldiers get a visit from a ceramic Dachshund confiscated from the German battlefront
Lt. Jack Bockelman smiles as he lies in a hospital bed at the evacuation hospital in Presque Isle, Maine listening to T/3 George R. Pierson explain the ceramic Dachshund that is sitting on the side of his bed. Also smiling about the story are Pfc Billy E. Dennis, farthest to the left, Mrs. Karl Koch of the Red Cross Gray Ladies to Bockelman's left, Pvt. John Glaub to Koch's left and T/3 George R. Pierson, farthest to the right. Dennis and Glaub are dressed in robes. Pierson has an Airborne 9th patch on his shoulder along with his technical third grade patches and three sleeve bars for overseas service., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note attached to the back of the photograph, "Public Relations Office, 1380th AAF BU, NAD, ATC, Presque Isle, Maine. Pvt. Adolph Dashund, a former German pet and now the American soldiers' friend, was recently evacuated from the German battlefronts to a general hospital in Paris. He was flown on the trans-Atlantic flight in a C-54 transport plane over the SNOWBALL route with Lt. Jack W. Bockelman to the Air Transport Command's North Atlantic Division evacuation hospital at Presque Isle, Me. Here Lt. Bockelman explains how the toy pet was picked up on the front lines. Shown left to right at Bockelman's bedside are: Pfc Billy E. Dennis of Maplesville, Ala.; Mrs. Karl Koch, a member of the Presque Isle Chapter of the Red Cross Gray Ladies; Pvt. John A. Glaub of Hamilton, Ohio; and T/3 George R. Pierson, a medical technician of Detroit, Mich. Adolph was picked up by the men of an Infantry Division and taken to Paris. He was given the same tag of identification as any human patient and a report of his safe arrival was sent back to the general hospital in France. Lt. Bockelman, care taker of the pet, was inducted into the armed forces in July, 1942. The son of Mr. and Mrs. William Bockelman of Kalamazoo College. Pvt. Dennis, 19-year-old Infantryman, was inducted into the Army on July 18, 1944, was sent to the front on January 1st and was wounded on January 28th. A graduate of the Mapleville High School, he is the husband of Mrs. Blanche Dennis and the son of Mr. and Mrs. I.A. Dennis, all of Mapleville, Ala. Pfc. Glaub, a Hamilton, Ohio, farmer, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard R. Glaub. He was inducted into the Infantry on March 4, 1943. Making his first trans-Atlantic crossing, T/3 Pierson accompanied Bockelman, Dennis, Glaub and a group of other evacuees on the flight from Paris to Presque Isle. He has been overseas for 19-months with a medial air evacuation squadron flying patients between Paris and England. His wife, Lt. Roberta R. Rouse, is a nurse in a general hospital in Paris but he has met her there only once and that was in the line of duty. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Smith of Detroit. -30-."
Amy Lowell head shot
A heat shot photograph of Amy Lowell wearing a high collar blouse with a broach at the center under her chin, earrings, pince-nez style eyeglasses, and a necklace., May 5, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "Dawn Foster. Amy Lowell of Brookline. Champion of Imagism."
Amy Lowell in a garden
Amy Lowell, from her right side, stands in a garden admiring poppy flowers. She wears a high collar blouse under a dark coat, pince-nez style glasses, and earrings., May 5, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on back, "Author ofߪ Houghton Mifflin Co. 4 Park St. Boston." Handwritten on back, "Amy Lowell" [as Author of] and "Credit line: Photo by Bachrack." The "4" in the address is marked and "2" is written in.
Amy Lowell's home
The Lowell home where Amy Lowell lived at 70 Heath Street in Brookline, Massachusetts near Boston., May 5, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "Amy Lowell."
Amy Lowell's house and garden, Brookline, Massachusetts
Amy Lowell's birthplace and gardens at 70 Heath St. in Brookline, Massachusetts. Called "Sevenels" because of the seven Lowell children who were born and raised in this home., May 5, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on back, "Wߪ Clark. View Photographer. 630 Washington St., Boston. Tel. Ox. 2399-W." Handwritten on back, "SEVENELS East View of Sevenels - with garden - Amy Lowells birthplace. 70 Heath St., Brookline, Mass. Courtesy Ada Russell."
Another corner of the Ralph Waldo Emerson library
Another corner of Ralph Waldo Emerson's library interior at his home in Concord, Massachusetts. A fan-back rocking chair sits by the round table. Two windows with double-stacked shutters are on the wall behind the rocker. Storage cabinets are inset below the windows with a full bookshelf in between. A chest of drawers sits in the corner with graduated drawers with smallest at the top. A bust sits atop the chest of drawers. Three framed pictures of sculptures hang on this wall. A couch sits below a large picture window on the right of the photograph. A corner chair sits in front of the chest of drawers to the left of the couch., April 28, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "Emerson. Antiquarian House. Concord."
Baby elephant gets a meal
Candy, the baby elephant at the Bronx Zoo, from her right side, is being fed straw by a white male keeper, from his left side, kneeling down to hold some straw. A fence with onlookers behind it and trees are in the background., No date; likely 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note attached to back, "6. The heaviest baby in the Bronx Zoo is little Candy, a baby Elephant, now living in the Elephant House. Candy weighs about 1000 pounds, and is about 2 1/2 years old. Eventually, when she gets to be a little larger, she will carry children on her back around the Bronx Zoo's Animal Riding Track." Stamped on the back, "New York Zoological Society Photo The Zoological Park."
Bill Leyton and Roberta Shore stand with the writers of "Let There Be Peace On Earth" Sy Miller and Jill Miller
Bill Leyton, Jill Miller, Roberta Shore, and Sy Miller stand together in a doorway with stars in the background. Jill's eyes are closed. Stamped on the bottom of the photograph, "LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH.", No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten on back, "Left to right-Bill Leyton, Jill Miller, Roberta Shore, Sy Miller. Picture credit NBC."
Birthplace of Edward Eggleston
The side, front, and back of the two-story house which was the birthplace of Edward Eggleston in Vevay, Indiana. Stamped on the photograph in the upper right-hand corner, "Birthplace of Edward Eggleston. Vevay, Ind." A church steeple is visible on the left side of the photograph behind the house., No date; likely 1930s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "Eggleston."
Birthplace of Eugene Field
The three story brick birthplace of Eugene Field in St. Louis, Missouri. A sign to the left of the doorway reads, "Eugene Field Shrine." A plaque placed above the first story windows states, "Here was born Eugene Field the poet 1850-1895." All of the windows have shutters. There are five steps up to the front door on the left front of the building. A brick sidewalk and street run along the front of the building. Streetcar rails run through the brick street., March 24, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "Courtesy Eugene Field Shrine (his birthplace). 634 South Broadway, St. Louis, Missouri. "Poet of Childhood."
Birthplace of Eugene Field
The three story brick birthplace of Eugene Field in St. Louis, Missouri. The third story is out of the photograph. A sign to the left of the doorway reads, "Eugene Field Shrine." A plaque placed above the first story windows states, "Here was born Eugene Field the poet 1850-1895." All of the windows have shutters. There are five steps up to the front door on the left front of the building., March 24, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on back, "Courtesy Eugene Field Shrine (his birthplace). 634 South Broadway, St. Louis, Missouri. "Poet of Childhood."

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