Margaret Bourke-White

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Margaret Bourke-White

~honorary doctorate from Rutgers University (1848) and University of Michigan (1951)

'The Bronnx', New York City, New York...June 14, 1904~Died on August 27, 1971 of 'parkinsons disease'

D.O.B

Awards

~Soviet Industry~Dust Bowl Victioms~Factories~(Korean) War~Farms~Shows the hard times that people went through

"If anybody gets in my way whenI'm taking a picture I become irrational. I'm never sure what I will do, only that I want that picture." ~Margaret Bourke-White

Had Many Firsts( mostly "first female")~female war photographer~(western photographer) allowed in soviet union

Contributions

Photography

~University of Michigan~Columbia University (herpetology)~Cornell University (1927 grad)~industrial photography; 'otis steel company'~hired by 'Fortune' magazine

Margaret

Bourke- White

Education

~honorary doctorate from Rutgers University (1848) and University of Michigan

~honorary doctorate from Rutgers University (1848) and University of Michigan

University of Michigan~met first husband (Everett Chapman)~moved to Purdue University~they divorced in 1928

Life

"I've never known a human being that had such a beautiful spirit. Like somebody with open arms coming to you. There will never be another like that again." ~a close friend

"We see a great deal of the world. Our obligation is to pass it on to others. ~Margaret Bourke-White

"One of the first people tocombine photojournalism withart, while covering major events."

"Utter truth is essential and that is what stirs me when i look through the camera." ~Margaret Bourke-White

"One of the most famous and most successful photographersof her tme."


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