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Bob Dylan with his girlfriend Suze Rotolo du…

Bob Dylan with his girlfriend Suze Rotolo during The Freewheelin’ cover shoot on

West 4th Street in New York City, February 1963.

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Ike and Tina Turner performing at the Honka Monka Club in

Queens, New York on July 8, 1970.

Marilyn Monroe and her husband playwright Ar…

Marilyn Monroe and her husband playwright Arthur Miller at the April in Paris ball, at the Waldorf-Astoria on April 11, 1957. The ball benefited the French Hospital and several philanthropic French-American organizations in New York City.

Rudolph Valentino with Congressman Fiorello …

Rudolph Valentino with Congressman Fiorello LaGuardia (left) and Frank Mennillo (right) at a marathon in New York, 1925. 

When 

Rudolph Valentino

arrived in New York from Italy in 1913 he was taken under the wing by Frank Mennillo. Frank acted as his “Padrino” (Godfather), accepting responsibility for his welfare. Frank was a successful Italian businessman and old family friend who made his fortune importing Italian goods,namely olives which earned him the title the “Olive King.”

Fiorello LaGuardia became the 99th Mayor of New York City for three terms from 1934 to 1945. Olympic runner Ville Ritola is in the last photo.

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Madonna photographed by Peter Cunnigham in SoHo, 1982.

twixnmix: Nas, 2Pac, Redman, Biggie, Freedom…

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Nas, 2Pac, Redman, Biggie, Freedom Williams, and Chuck D at Club Amazon in New York City on July 23, 1993.

Photos by Al Pereira

twixnmix: Jimi Hendrix photographed by Baron …

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Jimi Hendrix photographed by Baron Wolman in

New York City, February 1970. 

Liza Minnelli and her husband David Gest acc…

Liza Minnelli and her husband

David Gest accept an award for Michael Jackson during the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City on June 13, 2002.

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Madonna licking Jean-Michel Basquiat’s leg in the back of his limo, 1983.

Eric Benet and Halle Berry at the New York Cit…

Eric Benet and Halle Berry at the New York City premiere of “X-Men”

on July 12, 2000.