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Guide to the Stephen Harmon Photographs
1942, 1968-2017
 PR 362

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Container List

Series D.VII. Events, 1968-2017. 56.5 Megabytes (299 digital images in JPG format)

Scope and Contents

The series includes photos that center on events and activities in the life of New Yorkers. These include a large set of photos taken at the 2015 Gay Pride Parade. The series also holds photos from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, images from Times Square where celebrants re-enacted the famous Eisenstadt 1945 photo of "The Kiss" in 2015, and other events. The series and the specific photos to place in it was established by the processing archivist.

Arrangement

The series is arranged in chronological order by the date of the photographs.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Digital Folder: 20160718 Digital File : 1_1, email Chief Judge Stanley Fuld swearing in Charles D. Brietel as a Judge of the New York Court of Appeals (1 photo + 1 email)
1968 January
Digital Folder: 20160803 Digital File : 4_1-3, email Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons (3 photos + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

Includes Olive Oyl, Kermit the Frog and Mickey Mouse.

1982 November
Digital Folder: 20151126 Digital File : 1_1-5, email Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons (5 photos + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

Woody Woodpecker, Snoopy, Betty Boop, Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse.

1980s
Digital Folder: 20160714 Digital File : 5_1-8, email Jimmy Connors playing in the US Open (8 photos + 1 email)
1983 September
Digital Folder: 20170612 Digital File : 1_1, email Marchers in St. Patrick's Day Parade (1 photo + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

View from 3 or 4 floors above the marchers.

2003 March
Digital Folder: 20170509 Digital File : 2_1-4, email New York Marathon at Central Park (4 photos + 1 email)
2005 November
Digital Folder: 20170713 Digital File : 1_1-2, email Last game at Yankee Stadium (2 photos + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

View from seats above home plate, players on the field. Photographs by Harmon's son, Michael Harmon.

2008 September 21
Digital Folder: 20150630 Digital File : 1_001-184, 4 emails Gay Pride Parade (184 photos + 4 emails)

Scope and Contents

Includes images of the parade participants, spectators, rainbow flags, street vendors, surroundings (e.g., as the parade passes the Stonewall and Duplex), New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family who marched in the parade, and Grand Marshals Ian McKellan and Derek Jacobi.

2015 June 28
Digital Folder: 20150814 Digital File : 1_01-30, email 70th Anniversary of VJ Day & the end of WWII (30 photos + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

Images from Times Square where celebrants re-enacted the famous Eisenstadt 1945 photo of "The Kiss."

2015 August 14
Digital Folder: 20150922 Digital File : 1_01-23, email Telecast of "Otello" in Times Square (23 photos + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

Opening night performance of the opera at Lincoln Center, telecast to a large screen for public viewing in Times Square. Includes images of Times Square signage, spectators, and scenes from the telecast. The final photo in the set is of the photographer, Steve Harmon.

2015 September 21
Digital Folder: 20161110 Digital File : 1_01-21, email Security for President-elect Donald Trump (21 photos + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

Security measures along 5th Avenue from the corner of 57th Street (at Tiffany's) to 53rd Street (at Trump Tower).

2016 November 10
Digital Folder: 20170722 Digital File : 1_01-17, email "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons Art of the In-Between" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (17 photos + 1 email)

Scope and Contents

Images of exhibited artworks.

2017 July 22

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