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Margaret Bourke White

Margaret Bourke White. Una fotógrafa en un mundo de hombres.

Margaret Bourke-White perched on the Eagle of The Chrysler Building, 1935 © Oscar Graubner / Time Life

Photographer Margaret Bourke-White On A Gargoyle At The Top Of The Chrysler Building New York 1935 Photo by Oscar Graubner.

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White was the first female war correspondent/first female permitted to work in combat zones. She was also the first female photographer for Life magazine and the first female to have her photo on the cover.

She is skipping rope.....that high. I'm not typically afraid of heights but that makes me so nervous!!!!!!

During a performance for a Shriners convention, a Sky Dancer aerialist skips rope on a small platform high (at least 20 stories) above the streets of downtown, Chicago, Illinois, July (Photo by John Dominis/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

"Lumber Jills" of the Women's Timber Corps.  While the Land Girls harvested crops, the Lumber Jills harvested timber. For the most part, their uniforms were identical to the Land Girls, with the exception of their headgear (green berets instead of brown hats) and their branch specific badge.

Land Girls

Oft forgotten heroines on -Lumberjills of The Women's Timber Corps. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps stepped in, in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.

Mew York City parking circa 1930

Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.

Margaret Bourke-White

“Northamerican photographer Margaret Bourke-White Modernist geometrical forms c.

"New Deal, Montana: Fort Peck Dam, Diversion Tunnel" photographed by Margaret Bourke-White in 1936 while on assignment for LIFE magazine

Fort Peck photo by Margaret Bourke-White. Lattice like support struts inside a section of a giant pipe which is to be used to divert the flow of the Missouri River during construction of the Fort Peck dam.

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) Czech Peasant Women and Child Wearing Bohemian Clothes, 1938 Warm-toned gelatin silver print, with black borders; her 'Photo by Margaret Bourke-White' credit stamp on the verso. 13 5/8 x 10 3/8in FOOTNOTES Literature This image first appeared in the 30 May 1938 issue of Life Magazine, p. 63 (variant).

Margaret Bourke-White Czech Peasant Women and Child Wearing Bohemian Clothes, Warm-toned gelatin silver print

Gargoyles Notre Dame Cathedral

Gargoyle statues in Notre Dame Cathedral. They were believed to protect the cathedral from evil spirits.

1900: New York City.

History In Pictures on

Circa "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan. Image by: Detroit Publishing Company glass negative.

Photo taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear.

HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. so amazing!

A workman takes a siesta on a girder during the building of Radio City, the city of New York spread out below, circa 1933. General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

A workman takes a siesta on a girder during the building of Radio City, the city of New York spread out below, circa General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

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