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Dates:  1907, 20 May - 2004, 16 August
Born:  US, MA, Boston
Died:  US, NY, Larchmont
Active:  US
 
  
American photographer famed for his work in the dust bowl of the 1930s and his work in the Pacific during the Second World War.

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Carl Mydans
Carl Mydans 
1935
 
  
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Wikipedia has a biography of this photographer.Show on this siteGo to website
Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
 

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Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Capa, Cornell (ed.) 1984 The International Center of Photography: Encyclopedia of Photography (New York, Crown Publishers, Inc. - A Pound Press Book) p.351 
  
• Evans, Martin Marix (Executive ed.) 1995 Contemporary Photographers [Third Edition] (St. James Press - An International Thomson Publishing Company) [Expensive reference work but highly informative.] 
  
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Carl Mydans.] 
  
• Witkin, Lee D. and Barbara London 1979 The Photograph Collector’s Guide (London: Secker and Warburg) p.199 [Long out of print but an essential reference work - the good news is that a new edition is in preparation.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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