☛ LIFE hosted by Google: “Prettiest U.S. Teacher Award Winner” by Ed Clark, Hollywood (CA), December 31, 1952.
The official caption goes like this:
Dallas 6th grade schoolteacher Nell Owens noisily celebrating New Year’s eve w. her husband George in a nightclub during vacation trip she was given by winning the “Our Miss Brooks” CBS Radio-sponsored “Prettiest Teacher in the US” contest.
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Below is a short selection of some of the main posts published here during the year 2011.
- Daido Moriyama Photographs (Jan. 25)
- On Critique (Feb. 28)
- Status of Japanese Nuclear Plants: Facts and Resources, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 (Mar.)
- “Seen any interesting hills & valley?”: Playmates On The Moon, 1969 (Apr. 29)
- John Max, Canadian Photographer 1937-2011 (May 8)
- Terrence Malick’s alleged instructions to projectionists (Jun. 17)
- Actual Copy of Terrence Malick’s Notice to Projectionists (Tree of Life) (Jun. 22)
- The more the better: celebrity intellectuals and the marketing of theory (Jul. 9)
- Greek Director Michael Cacoyannis Dies at 90 (1921-2011) (Jul. 25)
- Feeling threatened: community, security and politics in the post 9/11 era (Sep. 17)
- André Kertész, New York, 1972 (Sep. 23)
- The averageness of communication (Martin Heidegger, 1927) (Oct. 21)
- “This anomaly must stop”: George Seferis’ Declaration of March 28, 1969 (Nov. 7)
- Occupy Wall Street and Black Friday (Nov. 29)
- Violence and community: notes on school bullying (Dec. 5)
- Funny business at human scale: Louis CK’s “Live at the Beacon Theater” (Dec. 30)