1950s new york city


Eartha Kitt and James Dean in NYC, photographed by Dennis Stock in 1955

… still remembering all the things Jamie Dean had told me on the phone. ‘’I dont know what the feeling of love is really like. I dont know if I have ever been in love, but if I have, it must have been with you because I never felt that feeling before you and I have never felt that feeling after you.’’ 

- Excerpt of Eartha Kitt’s autobiography I’m Still Here (1989)

Leo Goldstein     New York City     c.1950

Anyone else notice that American Labor Party election poster on the wall, calling for an end to the killing in Korea?  Well, it’s almost 70 years later and we still don’t have a labor party.

Marilyn Monroe by Ed Feingersh, New York City, March 1955