Dorothea Lange (1895, 26 May - 1965, 11 October) was born - US, NJ, Hoboken. American documentary photographer - best known for her work with the Farm Security Administration (FSA).
Wilbur H. Porterfield (1873, 26 May - 1958, 16 November) was born - US, PA, Oil Bug City.
Joshua Crissman (1833, 29 July - 1920, 26 May) died - US, CA, Los Angeles. Over a four year period he took large plates and stereo views of Yellowstone and he also accompanied the 1872 Heyden survey. His work is little known and determining which prints are his rather than those of William Henry Jackson can be difficult. More...
Charles DeForest Fredricks (1823 - 1894, 26 May) died - US, NY, New York City. American Daguerreotypist and photographer. He traveled to Venezula, Cuba (1856-58), Brazil and Argentina where he took the only Daguerreotype views that exist. In 1852 he had a studio at Calle Piedad 98, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was well known More...
Jack Partington (1914 - 1987, 26 May) died - US, NY, New York. In the late 1930s and the 40s he photographed the shows at the old Roxy Theater in Manhattan, New York where he was the staff photographer. During the Second World War he served in the Army Signal Corps photographic division. He was also involved More...
Jacob A. Riis (1849, 3 May - 1914, 26 May) died. American photographer born in Denmark - noted for his shots of the slums of New York.