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Last week saw the passing of Deanna Durbin, the wholesome star of Depression-era films, who wryly called her image that of “Little Miss Fix-It Who Bursts into Song.” Her stardom was meteoric and for a short 12-year period, she was hugely popular. Both Winston Churchill and Anne Frank were fans. Durbin is shown here with her beloved dog Tippy, said to have been purchased at a pet store for $2.

Last week saw the passing of Deanna Durbin, the wholesome star of Depression-era films, who wryly called her image that of “Little Miss Fix-It Who Bursts into Song.” Her stardom was meteoric and for a short 12-year period, she was hugely popular. Both Winston Churchill and Anne Frank were fans. Durbin is shown here with her beloved dog Tippy, said to have been purchased at a pet store for $2.

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"A Woman and Her Dog in Harlem" by Gordon Parks. New York City, 1943. The city celebrates the centennial of this important photographer, writer, filmmaker at New York’s Schomberg Center, focusing on Park’s documentation of African Americans in Harlem and Washington, D.C., during the 1940s. The International Center of Photography has created a free public art installation featuring Park’s photographs in a large-scale photo mural and slideshow visible from the sidewalk.

"A Woman and Her Dog in Harlem" by Gordon Parks. New York City, 1943. The city celebrates the centennial of this important photographer, writer, filmmaker at New York’s Schomberg Center, focusing on Park’s documentation of African Americans in Harlem and Washington, D.C., during the 1940s. The International Center of Photography has created a free public art installation featuring Park’s photographs in a large-scale photo mural and slideshow visible from the sidewalk.

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“Hermits of the Third Millennium" is a series of photographs taken by Carlo Bevilacqua of individuals who live in self-imposed isolation from society. One of his subjects lives in a canyon near the Amalfi Coast in Italy with his dogs. The photographs are on display in an exhibit entitled "Into the Silence" in Cortona, Italy, through Sept. 30, as part of the Cortona On the Move Photography Festival.

Hermits of the Third Millennium" is a series of photographs taken by Carlo Bevilacqua of individuals who live in self-imposed isolation from society. One of his subjects lives in a canyon near the Amalfi Coast in Italy with his dogs. The photographs are on display in an exhibit entitled "Into the Silence" in Cortona, Italy, through Sept. 30, as part of the Cortona On the Move Photography Festival.

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July 17, marks the anniversary of the 1959 death of Billie Holiday. She had a lifelong love of dogs noted her friend Lena Horne, when the two jazz divas were together, they talked often about Billie’s dogs—”her animals were her only trusted friends.” In 1947, photographer William Gottlieb captured Holiday and her dog, Mister, in a makeshift studio he constructed in the back of a nightclub.

July 17, marks the anniversary of the 1959 death of Billie Holiday. She had a lifelong love of dogs noted her friend Lena Horne, when the two jazz divas were together, they talked often about Billie’s dogs—”her animals were her only trusted friends.” In 1947, photographer William Gottlieb captured Holiday and her dog, Mister, in a makeshift studio he constructed in the back of a nightclub.

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