Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

V-E Day in New York
  • Thomas J. Fitzsimmons
    Associated Press Newsphoto Service, distributor
  • V-E Day in New York, 1945
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 33.65 x 26.51 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 10 7/16 in
    Mount Dimensions: 48.26 x 36.19 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 19 x 19 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0098
Label Text

Black and white image of soldier in uniform with foot in socken cast standing on crutches in a city street covered with bits of paper on the ground and in the air. Staff Sgt. Arthur Moore of Buffalo, N.Y., who was wounded in Belgium, stands on 42nd Street near Grand Central Station in New York Monday, May 7, 1945 as New Yorkers celebrate news of VE Day, victory over Nazi Germany. (AP Photo)