Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White was born on June 14, 1904 in the Bronx, New York and died in 1971 in Stamford, Connecticut. She was an American photographer and photojournalist during the Dust Bowl, Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War. She achieved numerous “firsts” for women and for the photography field: she was the first …

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange was an American photographer and photojournalist born on May 26, 1895 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Despite her childhood hardships—she contracted polio at age seven and her father abandoned her family at age twelve—she took photography classes in New York City and moved to San Francisco in her early twenties, where she opened a …