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Andreas Feininger “Coney Island,” 1949, Time Machines and Dining Cars

Time and place, the two dimensions in which we travel. Except for the very large fact that as gay people, Todd and I would very much have needed to hide the nature of our relationship in the late ‘forties, early … Continue reading

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Apartheid at Coney Island, Cincinnati: A kid who hadn’t been “saved” in a falling boat in a segregated park. Sure, it was fun, but…

I began school in Cincinnati, where I was born, but during first grade received an offer from a grade school in California and moved my family there. For a triumphant return to Cincinnati on vacation in 1957 I loaded my … Continue reading

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