Press Photographers' Annual Ball
Entertainer Ken Murray (no, not the current Daily News photographer...) with Ethel Merman, Mitzi Mayfair and June Knight to promote the Press Photographers' Annual Ball in February, 1933.
Tammany boss Jimmy Hines arrives at Manhattan Supreme Court, 60 Centre St., during his racketeering trial in 1938.
John Warde leap
The day John Warde leaped from the Gotham Hotel at 5th Ave. & 55th St., July 27, 1938. This incident was dramatized in the film "Fourteen Hours."
1940 Contest Form
1940 Annual Photo Exhibit form.
1940 Dues Card
Inside of dues record of Jack MacMillian, covering the years 1940 through 1944.
Press cards and passes
Press ephemera of the 1940 World's Fair, including press pass, "passport," and all-important complimentary coffee-and-donut pass.
1943 Court Cameras
Walter Kelleher, Jesse Strait, Red Gaston, Marty Black, Jules Geller, Leroy Jacob in a Brooklyn courtroom during 1943 Murder Inc. trial. Photograph by Irving Haberman/PM Magazine
1948 Civil Defense Group
In 1948, sporting Civil Defense armbands, photogs (L. to R.) Carl T. Gossett Jr., Larry C. Morris, George Alexanderson, Ernie Sisto, Patrick Burns, Arthur Brower (seated), John Dugan, Fred Sass, Bill Eckenberg, Neal Boenzi, Mike Liebowitz & Eddie Hausner pose with their cameras.
From the February, 1948 Association newsletter: Tony Camerano (AP), receives a double delight as Paulette Goddard wraps her arms around him while Maurice Marcel (Acme) digs in with camera for a shot of the Canadian Olympic Hockey Team about to sail for Switzerland aboard the Queen Elizabeth.
Tickets and Artist Pass to the 19th Annual Dance and Entertainment of the Press Photographers Association of New York at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Friday, April 9, 1948.
L. to R. front row: Bob Wendlinger, Mirror and Fred Morgan, News.L. to R. back row: Tony Camerano, A.P.; Carl Gossett, Jr., Times; Art Abfier, Mirror; Cookie Frank Wurzel, U.P.; and Ed Clarity, News, waiting in front of elevator door in Doctors Hospital for Mrs. Ann Woodward to depart, Monday, November 21, 1955. Photo by David McLane, Daily News
1959 Crash of an American Airlines Electra
Aboard a boat, Len Morgan, Jack Harris, AP, and Bruce Hopkins, Daily Mirror, cover a plane crash in Flushing Bay in 1958, according to the inscription, though it is believed they are at the February 3, 1959 crash of an American Airlines Electra.
1961 Annual Ball Ticket
Unused ticket to the May, 1961 Annual Ball of the New York Press Photographers Association at the Hotel Astor, in the form of a Working Press card.
1920s Solar Eclipse
Unknown photographers in the 1920s covering a solar eclipse.
Front L. to R. Frank Jurkowksi - INP; Len Morgan - Journal-American; Maurice Morrell - Acme; Arthur Brower - NY Times. Standing L. to R. Art Abfier - NY Mirrow; Al Mingalone; Barney Stein - NY Post; Unidentified golf champ; Tony Camerano - AP; George Mattson - NY News; Pat Mulligan - NY Sun.
Life Membership Card
An unused card conferring Life Membership in the New York Press Photographers Association, in the badge shape of the old Police Department Working Press card. According Association dues, one must have reached the age of 60 and been a member in good standing for 25 years in order to receive this designation.
Scaling the Heights
NYPPA member card.
Comedian Red Skelton with photographers aboard S.S. United States.
Comedian Red Skelton with photographers aboard S.S. United States.L. to R. Front Row: Fred Morgan - NY News; Barney Stein - NY Post; Red Skelton; Art Abfier - NY Mirror. Rear: Charley Seawood - Acme; Joe Lyons - NY Sun.
Making with the cheese cake on pretty passenger
Barney Stein (N.Y. Post) "making with the cheese cake on pretty passenger" aboard S.S. Independence in New York, 1952.
Atop the R.C.A. Building
Intrepid Daily News photographer John Tresilian shown shooting the installation of air siren atop the R.C.A. Building on July 27, 1942. Photo by Bob Wands.
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