PM, January 6, 1946, p. 11 (Unidentified Photographer)

“Miss Patricia Van Iver, model from Upper Darby, Pa., poses appropriately after being chosen yesterday as Queen of 1946 by the Press Photographer’s Assn., Inc. The 20-year-old beauty will preside at the cameraman’s 17th annual entertainment and dance at the Waldorf Feb. 1”

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(Wikipedia: “Dolores Donlon (born Patricia Vaniver, September 19, 1926, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), is an American former model and actress.”)

PM, February 2, 1942, p.9

PM, January 6, 1946

Don Freeman’s Newsstand Takes in Eddie Condon’s New Bandstand
In the groove on opening night – 47 West 3d St. Cast of characters seen below – Brad Gowan on Valve Trombone; Wild Bill Davison, Trumpet; Bud Freeman, Sax; Joe Marsala, Clarinet; Eddie Condon, Guitar; Dave Tough, Drums; And in front of the stand, flashing away with cameras – Gjon Mili, Lisette, and Weegee on the Speed Graphic – a hot time was had by all.
In foreground – Maggie Gowan (Brad’s wife) sitting with friend Eddie Edwards – known as Daddy Edwards of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, and creator of “Tiger Rag” and other classics.”
PM, January 6, 1946

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PM, December 26, 1940, p.15

New York Post, Friday, December 27, 1968, p. 14

Crime Photographer Weegee Dies
“…the Dali of photography, who once bemoaned the passing of Murder Inc…
He died yesterday of a brain tumor at Park West Hospital. He was 69…
His view of the world ran parallel: ‘I like things to be normal. A good fire or a murder every few nights. It’s natural for a woman to shoot her husband and a guy to throw his sweetheart off a cliff. I hate suppressed desires.’
In recent years he was also noted for abstract photos…”

(June 12 1899 – December 26, 1968)