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 Diamond and Diamond’s missing muse, Whitey the dog.  The handwritten note at the top of… Continue reading Tracking down the Diamonds

The OPC in 1968

What could possibly be hiding under there? Ah, there he is. . .Bob! Robert Capa! In 1968 the Robert Capa Award [artifact] had a new unveiling to a special select audience of the OPC - Overseas Press Club, Inc. Cornell Capa introduced the new bronze Robert Capa award to a crowded and excited room. In… Continue reading The OPC in 1968