Photo Hunt: Mulberry Street

The Feast of San Gennaro is an annual celebration of the patron saint of Naples. Celebrated for centuries in Italy, the festival first took place in New York City in 1926, shortly after Neapolitan immigrants settled on Mulberry Street in what soon became the heart of Little Italy. Since then, the modest holiday has become […]

Photo Hunt: …The Hunt’s The Thing.

“Come one, come all to this super-colossal jamboree – it’s going to be super-dooper!” an announcement for the Photo Hunt exclaimed in 1942. The Photo League was famous for their Photo Hunts—popular competitions in which both budding photographers and professionals competed in photographic scavenger hunts for prizes. Once a year, contestants flocked to the League […]