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Taking Pictures (Margaret Bourke-White at Buchenwald)

This will be my last post about Margaret Bourke-White.  In this photograph, the photographer is photographed taking photographs of dead bodies at Buchenwald. I found the image online, and wanted to share it along with a passage from her 1946 report Dear Fatherland, … Continue reading

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“The Living Dead of Buchenwald” (Margaret Bourke-White)

This iconic image was shot by Margaret Bourke-White. It became known as “The Living Dead of Buchenwald.” Like many others, I’ve seen it how many times reproduced in so many books? It was on view at a big Bourke-White show at Syracuse. … Continue reading

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History, Technology, Photography (Margaret Bourke-White)

I took a bunch of pictures of photographs at the Margaret Bourke-White exhibition that showed here at Syracuse University early this semester. Bourke-White’s photographs appeared in Life Magazine. Hugely important, they mark out the latter part of the first half … Continue reading

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