New York, 1938.
Helen Levitt (American, 1913–2009)
Gelatin silver print, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of Lois and Dr. Barry Ramer, 2019.70.7.

"It was a good neighborhood for taking pictures in those days, because that was before television. There was a lot happening.

The streets were crowded with all kinds of things . . . not just children. Everything was going on in the street in the summertime. They didn't have air-conditioning. Everybody was out on the stoops, sitting outside, on chairs."

— Helen Levitt

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