Weegee Daily… January 27, 1941… New York Chinese Welcome New Year to Pell Street in a Snowstorm…

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PM Daily, January 27, 1941, Vol. 1, No. 159, p. 32
New York Chinese Welcome New Year to Pell Street in a Snowstorm
In the Chinese calendar, today is New Year’s… Chinatown welcomed it at midnight with the traditional lion dance to drive away evil spirits. Weegee made this picture of the ceremony from a fire escape above headquarters of the Hip Sing Chinese Association, 15 Pell St…

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Weegee Daily, January 27, 2013
New York Chinese Do Not Welcome New Year on Pell Street after a Small Snowstorm
In the Chinese calendar, today is not New Year’s… Ceegee made these pictures from Pell St., in front of the Hip Sing Chinese Association, 15 Pell St. (That building probably has not changed much in 62 years.)

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