Esther Lee Cherry Henderson Abbott
(1911 - 2008)
Esther Lee Cherry Henderson Abbott was active/lived in California, Arizona. Esther Abbott is known for portrait and landscape photography.
Biography Esther Lee Cherry Henderson Abbott
The following text is from Evelyn Richards, who interviewed Esther Abbot for the Regional History Project of the University Library of the University of California at Santa Cruz, 2005.
Esther Abbott was born Esther Henderson on July 24, 1911 in Oak Park, Illinois. Her father had retired by the time she turned eighteen, and since her mother had died by then, he devoted himself to the development of her career—first as a dancer in New York, and then as a photographer. It was as an established photographer in Tucson in 1940 that Esther met Chuck Abbott, a photographer from California, whose hire into a Tucson club she protested until she met him in person. Chuck was born in Cambro, Michigan and moved to Oregon when he was six. Somewhere
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