|7 May 1945|| ||LIFE in the USA runs the Holocaust photographs taken at Buchenwald in April 1945 by Lee Miller with the statement "Dead men will have indeed died in vain if live men refuse to look at them."|
Edwin H. Land (1909, 7 May - 1991, 1 March) was born - US, CT, Bridgeport. American physicist and inventor of Polaroid.
Joe O'Donnell (1922, 7 May - 2007, 9/10 August) was born - US, PA, Johnstown. WARNING - Sept 4, 2007
Following the "The Bizarre Story of Joe O'Donnell" article posted on the digitaljournalist.org website (Aug 2007) by respected photo-historian Marianne Fulton we have to question everything written about More...
Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925, 15 May - 1972, 7 May) died. American photographer - shadowy and masked figures emerge from dark and brooding landscapes.
Samuel Bowen Partridge (1828, November - 1898, 7 May) died - England, Kent, Anerley.
Charles Sheeler (1883, 16 July - 1965, 7 May) died. American photographer and painter. He took on freelance photographic work to support his painting - but it is his architectural photographs of industrial plants and house interiors that will be remembered.