History of Women
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History of Women

The Woman Who Photographed America’s Darkest Days

You’ve seen her photos. Do you know the woman behind the camera?

In the early 1910s, a young woman drops out of a teacher’s college to pursue a career in photography. Photography is still in its infancy and many condemned the young woman for leaving the security of a teaching job to become a photographer, a strange new profession that…

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Taylor B.

Medium Top Writer and Editor specializing in women’s history and women’s rights.