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Esther Bubley

 (1922 - 1998)
Esther Bubley was active/lived in New York, Wisconsin.  Esther Bubley is known for documentary and magazine photography.

Biography   Esther Bubley


Esther Bubley was born in Phillips, Wisconsin, in 1921. After attending Superior State Teachers College in Wisconsin (1937-38) she studied photography at Minneapolis College of Art and Design (1939). Bubley then moved to New York where she worked as a free-lance photographer for Vogue.

In 1940 Roy Stryker invited her to join the federally sponsored Farm Security Administration.  This small group of photographers, including Marjory Collins, Mary Post Wolcott, Arthur Rothstein, Walker Evans, Russell Lee, Gordon Parks, Charlotte Brooks, Jack Delano, John Vachon, Carl Mydans, Dorothea Lange and Ben Shahn, were employed to publicize the conditions of the rural poor in America.

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