Photographer Margaret Bourke-White

Utter truth is essential and that is what stirs me when I look through the camera. – Margaret Bourke-White

© Time Inc./ FORTUNE photographer Margaret Bourke-White atop a NYC building.

Margaret Bourke-White was born on June 14, 1904 and died on August 27, 1971. She worked for FORTUNE magazine before landing at Life Magazine in 1936 and was the first female photographer allowed to work in a combat zone. Time-Life is featuring a post about her life with some of her images on their website to commemorate her birthday.

© Time Inc./Margaret Bourke-White. 5th Army in Italy Ski Troops – Negro Troops Casualties 1945

© Time Inc./Margaret Bourke-White. Buchenwald Concentration Camp. April 13, 1945.

© Time Inc./Margaret Bourke-White. Silhouette of the embattled Kremlin lit up, Moscow, Russia, July 1941.

These photographs are from the Time-Life archives hosted by Google


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