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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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Bachrach, Louis Fabian

Marcia B. Dinneen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Business and Management. 1377 words.

Bachrach, Louis Fabian (16 July 1881–24 July 1963), portrait photographer and businessman, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of David Bachrach, Jr., a photographer, and Frances...

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Brady, Mathew B.

C. Zoe Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Business and Management. 1494 words.

Brady, Mathew B. (1823?–15 January 1896), photographer and entrepreneur, was born near Lake George, New York, the son of Andrew Brady and Julia (maiden name unknown), poor, working-class...

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Davison, George (1855–1930), photographer, political activist, and patron of the arts

Colin Osman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Photography and Photographs; Politics. 1507 words.

Davison, George (1855–1930), photographer, political activist, and patron of the arts, was born in Kirkley, Suffolk, on 19 September 1855, the fourth child of William Davison (1816–1889), a...

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Day, F. Holland

Estelle Jussim.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Publishing. 2125 words.

Day, F. Holland (23 July 1864–06 November 1933), publisher, photographer, and bibliophile, was born Fred Holland Day in Norwood, Massachusetts, the son of Lewis Day, an industrialist, and...

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Draper, John William

Gregory A. Hile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Science and Mathematics; Education; History of Science and Technology. 1554 words.

Draper, John William (05 May 1811–04 January 1882), scientist, educator, and historian, was born near Liverpool, England, the son of John Christopher Draper, an itinerant Wesleyan minister,...

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Evans, Frederick Henry (1853–1943), bookseller and photographer

Anne Hammond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 801 words.

Evans, Frederick Henry (1853–1943), bookseller and photographer, was born in Whitechapel, London, on 26 June 1853, the son of John Cleland Evans, a music teacher. He spent his early years...

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Frith, Francis (1822–1898), photographer and businessman

T. R. Sackett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Business and Management. 721 words.

Frith, Francis (1822–1898), photographer and businessman, was born on 7 October 1822 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the only son and the second among the three children of Francis Frith...

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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 (1913–1995), photographer and historian

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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