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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 14, 2013.
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Life magazine putting photo archive on Web

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Access to Life magazine's photo archive -- including more than 10 million images -- will soon be available on a service from Google, Time Inc. said Tuesday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 14, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Thursday, June 14, 2007.

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Today is Wednesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2006 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Tuesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2005 with 200 to follow.
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Today is Monday, June 14, the 166th day of 2004 with 200 to follow.
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Smithsonian opens two World War II shows

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- The Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History opens two exhibitions Friday saluting the new World War II memorial on the Mall in Washington, D.C. Historic flags are the focus of one exhibition, wartime photographs are in the other.

Photography show delves into racial issues

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- For the first time in the history of American photography the role of the camera in creating and perpetuating racial stereotypes is being explored in a large and unsettling exhibition at the International Center of Photography. The show, which will later
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Show focuses on pioneer women photogs

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Three women photographers who pioneered the depiction of urban architecture and interior design are being honored with a group exhibition at the New York Histor
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP, United Press International

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Today is Saturday, June 14, the 165th day of 2003 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International

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The Art World: Photos and the 'Jewish eye'

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Just when the idea of women's art shows has outworn its welcome because they ghettoize women artists, along comes another bad idea that should be quashed: a pho
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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Today is Friday, June 14, the 165th day of 2002 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International
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Margaret Bourke-White (pronounced /ˌbɜrkˈhwaɪt/; June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and photojournalist. Farrah Fawcett starred in a TV movie about her life, Double Exposure: The Story of Margaret Bourke-White (1989).

Margaret Bourke-White was born in the Bronx, New York, to Joseph White (who came from an Orthodox Jewish family) and Minnie Bourke, the daughter of an Irish ship's carpenter and an English cook; she was a Protestant. She grew up in Bound Brook, New Jersey (in a neighborhood now part of Middlesex), but graduated from Plainfield High School. Her father was a naturalist, engineer and inventor. His work improved the four-color printing process that is used for books and magazines. Her mother, Minnie Bourke, was a "resourceful homemaker." Margaret learned perfection from her father; from her mother, she learned the unabashed desire for self-improvement." Margaret's success was not a family fluke. Her older sister, Ruth White, was well known for her work at the American Bar Association in Chicago, Ill., and her younger brother Roger Bourke White became a prominent Cleveland businessman and high-tech industry founder.

In 1922, she began studying herpetology at Columbia University, where she developed an interest in photography after studying under Clarence White (no relation). In 1925, she married Everett Chapman, but the couple divorced two years later. After switching colleges several times (University of Michigan, where she became a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority; Purdue University in Indiana, and Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio), Bourke-White enrolled at Cornell University, lived in Risley Hall, and graduated in 1927. A year later, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where she started a commercial photography studio and did architectural and industrial photography. One of her clients was Otis Steel Company.

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