Margaret Bourke-White

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Carolrhoda Books, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
Margaret Bourke-White is perhaps best remembered as one of Life magazine's original photographers.This is a powerful portrait of the woman who shot the major events of the mid-20th century.Through her breathtaking photographs, Margaret Bourke-White showed Americans the beauty of industry and its machinery in the 1920s, documented poverty and suffering during the Great Depression in the 1930s, and brought home the war in the 1940s. This captivating biography describes how her upbringing led her to become an intrepid and daring photographer. Jennifer Hagerman's illustrations capture Margaret's liveliness and strength for newly independent readers.

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This entry in the Trailblazers series offers readers an admiring look at photographer Margaret Bourke-White. In 1904, when Margaret was born, women were not allowed to vote and were not encouraged to ... Read full review

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