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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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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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Leyda, Jay

Robin Blaetz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education; Film. 1342 words.

Leyda, Jay (12 February 1910–15 February 1988), translator, writer, filmmaker, and photographer, was born in Detroit, Michigan. His parents’ names are not known. Leyda grew up in Dayton,...

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Nutting, Wallace

Linda S. Chase.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education. 1083 words.

Nutting, Wallace (17 November 1861–19 July 1941), author, photographer, and antiquarian, was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, the son of Albion Nutting, a farmer and manufacturer, and...

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Sachse, Julius Friedrich

Donald F. Durnbaugh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Photography and Photographs; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History. 1047 words.

Sachse, Julius Friedrich (22 November 1842–14 November 1919), antiquarian, historian, and photographer, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Johann Heinrich Friedrich Sachse, an artist and...

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St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair

Robert Bewley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1352 words.

St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer, was born on 13 November 1912 at Rose Cottage, Cookley, Worcestershire, the only surviving...

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White, Minor

Peter C. Bunnell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Education. 1576 words.

White, Minor (09 July 1908–24 June 1976), photographer and teacher, was born Minor Martin White in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of Charles Henry White, a bookkeeper, and Florence May...

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