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New York Daily News, February 15, 1940, p. 27

SNOW made this gal bring out her umbrella but the howling, raging storm turned it inside out.”

MAIL must get through, so these mailmen buck storm on routes. Surprise to readers: This time we won’t quote inscription on main Post Office which begins: “Neither snow, nor rain…”

ORPHAN OF THE STORM This skimmer skimmed away from some one trying to maneuver across City Hall Park. Somebody else hung it on guard rail. Gotham was whacked by 50 m.p.h. gale, and remarkably heavy snow-fall. It was a regular ‘nor-easter.'”

One, two, or three of these fotos may have been made by Fellig… The credit is (All NEWS fotos)…

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New York Daily News, February 14, 1940

DEATH ON THE BOWERY
Body of a man… lies on pavement at Bowery and Second St. He was struck by a taxicab and thrown under the wheels of a Third Ave. trolley.”

EXPLAINS
…driver of cab which hurled man under trolley… the victim stepped from behind an El pillar into the path of his machine.”

SMOKE EATERS
climb fire escape to get at smoky fire at 206 Canal St. In 1914, 15 persons perished in blaze at the same spot. Two firemen were hurt yesterday.”

One or two or three of these photos, credited to NEWS photo, may have been made by Weegee…