- Flashbak 12:44May 4, 2021When Gas was 15c a gallon – US Filling Stations 1937-1942Before the ubiquitous gas stations people bought gasoline literally out of a barrel at a grocery or hardware store. Some of which even offered gasoline home delivery in five-gallon jugs. The world’s first purpose-built gas station was built in St. Louis, Missouri in 1905 at 420 South Theresa Avenue. Although the Smithsonian magazine says that … Continue reading "When Gas was 15c a gallon – US Filling Stations 1937-1942"
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- Petapixel 17:44March 18, 2021David Alan Harvey Has Resigned From Magnum PhotosDavid Alan Harvey, who has been at the center of controversy around images he took in 1989 which may or may not feature underage sex workers, has announced that he has resigned as a Magnum Photos photographer. Magun had previously suspended Harvey for one year while it investigated a “confidential complaint.” Harvey has been the […]
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- Petapixel 23:44February 26, 2021Magnum Apologizes For its Past Failings, Promises to Do BetterIn August of 2020, concerns were raised about images in Magnum’s archives with relation to how they safeguard the identities and lives of vulnerable children. Magnum has published a public apology for its past failures and vows to do better. Magnum’s lengthy blog first apologizes for its failings in the past and then outlines the […]
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