A white workman bends down wearing a ball cap and smoking a cigar as he operates a chain saw already partially in the tree being cut down as the Rockefeller Center's 1953 choice for a Christmas tree, a Norway spruce, near Morristown, New Jersey. Another white male worker standing to the right points at the base of the trunk. Another white man behind the two workers looks on from the left side of the photograph.
Ted Malone stands behind a music stand and a microphone next to an unidentified white man during an auto show at Jamestown, New York. Another white male broadcaster sits to their left wearing headphones and turning a dial on a box that has "ABC WJTN" on the side. A Coca-Cola display is behind him with three flats of Coca-Cola bottles stacked in front of a Coca-Cola sign. A table of broadcasting equipment is to Ted's right.
Ted Malone laughs as he stands on a rooftop stage with his right foot propped up on a cross board during a broadcast from an auto show in Jamestown, New York. Three other men and a woman are also on the stage. Two of the men speak into microphones. One man sits with headphones on. The woman holds a script. A lot of broadcasting equipment is on the stage. They are facing an audience who is applauding. Triangular flags hang from ropes crisscrossing the car lot below. The second story windows of the Frank B. Smith Motor Co. are behind the stage.
Ted Malone, a camera in his right hand and another hanging from a strap around his neck, speaks with a fishmonger seated at a table full of fish at the Copenhagen Fish Market at Gammel Strand in Denmark in front of the statue "Fishwife" from her right side. Crowds of people at other tables and on the sidewalks are in the background along with the Fiskehuset No. 1-Oscar Fredericksen Restaurant. The fishmongers wear bonnets or newspapers over their heads to block the sun. There's a wagon on the street and bicycles on the sidewalk.
Ted Malone straddles water by placing his feet on two boulders at the base of the Little Mermaid statue in the harbor in Copenhagen, Denmark. A pier is behind him and oil dikes are visible across the harbor.
Ted Malone watches Mrs. Early, the curator of the James Whitcomb Riley home, lift a mosquito net from the dining table inside the Riley home. A carpet bag hangs from the wall behind Ted's head. Potted flowers sit on the window sill.
Two unidentified white women decorate Ted Malone with a sombrero, a poncho, and a bouquet of flowers. He smiles as he wears an overcoat over his suit. The woman putting the sombrero on his head wears a fur coat. A mariachi band sits on the stands above and behind Ted's head.
Thomas Wolfe's gravestone in Asheville, North Carolina. An unidentified white man wearing a suit sits on a bench next to the headstone with this hands clasped as he reads the headstone. "TOM son of W.O. and Julia E. Wolfe. A beloved American author. Oct. 3, 1900-September 15, 1938. "The last voyage, the longest, the best" Look Homeward Angel. "Death bent to touch his chosen son with mercy, love and pity and put the seal of honor on him when he died." The Web and the Rock."
Thomas Wolfe stands in a doorway with his left hand leaning above his head on the door jamb. The double screen doors behind him have grid wire on the bottom halves. He wears a suit and a dark tie. This photo was taken in 1937.
Thomas Wolfe's gravestone in Asheville, North Carolina. "TOM son of W.O. and Julia E. Wolfe. A beloved American author. Oct. 3, 1900-September 15, 1938. "The last voyage, the longest, the best" Look Homeward Angel. "Death bent to touch his chosen son with mercy, love and pity and put the seal of honor on him when he died." The Web and the Rock."
A photograph of a statue of Caspar, one of the Three Kings created in Lichtenthal, Baden, Germany stands wearing a crown tunic, tights, boots, and holding a cape. In his left hand, he is holding out a cup and holding up his right hand to bless the cup. It was on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Cloisters in New York in December 1953.
A photograph of a statue of Melchoir, one of the Three Kings created in Lichtenthal, Baden, Germany kneels on one knee wearing a robe and holding out an object in his left hand in a jar and holding up his right hand to bless the object. It was on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Cloisters in New York in December 1953.
Thomas Wolfe birthplace at 92 Woodfin Street, Asheville, North Carolina is a Queen Anne style, two-story frame house. A woman stands on the wrap-around porch supported by columns. A man, likely the gardener, stands on the ground besides the steps leading up to the porch. Three bird cages and a plant hang from the porch ceiling. The foundation porch supports are brick columns.
An unidentified white male singer in costume holding out his right hand, sitting and singing on the set of "La Traviata", at the Amato Opera in New York City, New York. Handwritten on the bottom of the photograph, "14".
The 1913-1919 entrance in the Imperial Hotel for emperors in Tokyo, Japan. The square brick hotel has clay tile roofs and concrete covers over the entrances. Several brick and concrete subterranean walls appear to form a maze in front of the entrance.