United Nations exhibit by OWI in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. View of entrance from 5th Avenue (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Collins, Marjory,, 1912-1985,, photographer.

United Nations exhibit by OWI in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. View of entrance from 5th Avenue

1943 March

1 transparency : color.

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Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
United States.--Office of War Information
United States.--Mission to the United Nations
Rockefeller Center
World War, 1939-1945
Exhibitions
Plazas
United States--New York (State)--New York

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-65 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34589

Call Number: LC-USW36-1082

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Owner: The Library of Congress
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    MichelleNMoon

    • 18/Jan/2008 21:46:38

    Exactly where the angels with trumpets appear at Christmastime today.

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    FlorinC

    • 19/Jan/2008 04:17:01

    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/27/buddyicons/[email protected]?1144627558" height="24" width="24" /> Yes it is! This is a great capture.

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    jjg976

    • 05/Dec/2008 20:06:55

    V for Victory? Over what? If it was 1943, the US was still in the midst of World War II in Europe and the Pacific.

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    bclaymoore

    • 15/Dec/2008 18:41:43

    "V for Victory" was a rallying cry as much as anything throughout the war. It didn't signify a victory, it signified the fight for victory. Churchill was always flashing the "V" in photographs.

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    jjg976

    • 15/Dec/2008 21:07:26

    Understood, thanks.

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    instinctive jar

    • 25/Feb/2009 02:35:35

    Note as has been mentioned in other photos that "The United Nations" here refers to the Allied Powers, and not to the UN of today which wasn't established until a few years later (stealing the same name).

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    rangers681.1111

    • 06/May/2009 20:54:37

    sick shot