Author Archives: Emily P Dunne

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An Aries birthday party.

Today marks the 99th birthday of the founding father of ICP. To celebrate, we are sharing some photographs and a astrological reading of our favorite Aries. These are photographs discovered in the past year processing his archives. Aries (The Ram) is the … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to Yofi Capa

One of my greatest joys processing the Cornell Capa papers, is coming across a picture of Cornell’s dog, Yofi. Yofi was beloved by Capa and Edie and is very often mentioned in their correspondence, friends and colleagues both asking after … Continue reading

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JAARS, The Wycliffe Bible Translators and Cornell Capa

Cornell Capa kept a long standing relationship with the Missionary group, The Wycliffe Bible Translators. Cornell traveled with this group while working with author Elisabeth Elliot for the 1961 book Savage My Kinsman, shooting for Cornell and Huxley’s 1964 photo book Farewell … Continue reading

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Tariri and the New York’s World’s Fair

  Through the 1960’s Cornell Capa began working with a group of Christian Missionaries who were dedicated to living with and studying the language of indigenous communities, some without any written language, in order to make translations of the bible. … Continue reading

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Tracking down the Diamonds

One of the most appealing aspects of processing an archival collection is discovering mysteries! For example: this news clipping, attached to a letter to Cornell Capa. The article (from November 12, 1970) introduces readers to a young photographer named Mark … Continue reading

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ASMP and the Declaration of Conscience

The American Society of Magazine Photographers (ASMP) was established in 1944 by a pair of New York based photographers. The ASMP was, and still is dedicated to connecting fellow photojournalists in order to advocate for their rights to decent wages and … Continue reading

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Young Capa

Combing the Cornell Capa papers, we came across an envelope with a mysterious note. One Emery Florian from Jackson Heights, Queens writes to Edie and Cornell:  Dear Everyone of You: Enclosed is a very valuable photo which was taken a … Continue reading

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