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Tag Archives: Carl Van Vechten

Carl Van Vechten and Modern New York

A guest post this week from the City Museum’s Curator of Architecture and Design, Donald Albrecht. Earlier this year, Farrar, Straus and Giroux published Edward White’s book The Tastemaker: Carl … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

“145 Bluebells of Scotland and a Swiss Cheese to You!” – Corresponding with Carl Van Vechten

In May of 2013, with the generous support of the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation,  the Museum of the City of New York hired Project Archivist Boni Joi Koelliker to begin … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Carl Van Vechten Looks at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

In 1924, employees from Macy’s organized the company’s first parade featuring floats and animals from Central Park Zoo. The parade began at 9 in the morning on Thanksgiving Day, November … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 4 Comments

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