National Photography Month~ May 21

Patchin Place, leading off from 10th Street by Jessie Tarbox Beals

1916 / Gelatin silver print / 10″x8″ / New-York Historical Society, NY, NY

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Jessie Tarbox Beals ended her 12-year teaching career in 1900. That September, she received her first credit line from Vermont’s Windham County Reformer, for photos made for a fair. These gave her the distinction of being one of the first published woman photojournalists.
~Prints & Photographs Reading Room, LOC

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