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Bourke-White, Margaret



  • Existence: 1904 - 1971


Margaret Bourke-White was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry under the Soviet's five-year plan, the first American female war photojournalist, and having one of her photographs (the construction of Fort Peck Dam) on the cover of the first issue of Life magazine.

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Margaret Bourke-White Photograph Collection

Collection Identifier: Vis 1

A small collection of photographs taken by American photographer Margaret Bourke-White.