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Adams, Ansel

William A. Turnage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 3127 words.

Adams, Ansel (20 February 1902–22 April 1984), photographer and environmentalist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Charles Hitchcock Adams, a businessman, and Olive Bray....

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Adams, Marian Hooper

Eugenia Kaledin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History. 1402 words.

Adams, Marian Hooper (13 September 1843–06 December 1885), Washington hostess, pioneer photographer, and the wife of Henry Adams, Washington hostess, pioneer photographer, and the wife of...

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Bill Brandt

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1904–83)

Anglo-German photographer, born in Hamburg. He worked in Man Ray's studio before moving to London in 1930. He made his name with photographs for the picture magazines...

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Boyd, Louise Arner

Cheryl Fradette Junk.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1688 words.

Boyd, Louise Arner (16 September 1887–14 September 1972), Arctic explorer, photographer, and author, was born in San Rafael, California, the daughter of John Franklin Boyd, Sr., and Louise...

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Constable, William

Philippe Garner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; World History; Travel and Holiday. 850 words.

Constable, William (1783–1861), traveller and photographer, was born on 5 April 1783 at Tedhams, Horley Mill, Horley, Surrey, the fifth child in the family of seven sons and two daughters...

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Gardiner, Leon

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; History. 814 words.

Gardiner, Leon (25 November 1892–05 March 1945), African-American bibliophile, researcher, and photographer, was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the son of Jacob Gardiner and Martha...

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Gernsheim, Helmut Erich Robert

Helen Barlow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education; History. 1103 words.

Gernsheim, Helmut Erich Robert (1913–1995), photographer and historian, was born in Munich on 1 March 1913, the third son of Karl Gernsheim, a historian of literature at Munich University,...

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1908–2004)

French photographer and film director who was one of the key figures in the development of the photograph as a documentary record.

The son of a wealthy textile...

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Highland

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — History.

An administrative region of Scotland, created in 1973 from the counties of Caithness, Nairn, Sutherland, Inverness (except the Outer Hebrides), Ross and Cromarty (except Lewis), and a...

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Hine, Lewis Wickes

Peter Seixas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1922 words.

Hine, Lewis Wickes (26 September 1874–04 November 1940), photographer, was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the son of Douglas Hine, the operator of a coffee shop, and Sarah Hayes. Hine left...

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