Becomes the first female photojournalist to be allowed into combat zones—paving the way for women in the field of photography.

Becomes the first female photojournalist to be allowed into combat zones—paving the way for women in the field of photography.

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And again: Margaret Bourke-White #photography @Qomomolo, Fort Peck Dam, 1936

And again: Margaret Bourke-White #photography @Qomomolo, Fort Peck Dam, 1936

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margaret bourke white -first female photographer for life magazine
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Margaret Bourke-White ,self portrait, 1931. (born Margaret White , June 14, 1904 The Bronx, – died August 27, 1971 (aged 67) Stamford, Connecticut ,of Parkinson's disease) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first American female war photojournalist, and the first female photographer for Henry Luce's Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover.

Margaret Bourke-White ,self portrait, 1931. (born Margaret White , June 14, 1904 The Bronx, – died August 27, 1971 (aged 67) Stamford, Connecticut ,of Parkinson's disease) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first American female war photojournalist, and the first female photographer for Henry Luce's Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover.

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