Margaret Bourke-White’s Insightful Photography of 1930s New York

Margaret Bourke-White (June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American documentary photographer. She was the first female photographer for Henry Luce’s Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover. More about her life can be read here.

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Hats in the Garment District, New York, 1930

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Picture source: Life Magazine

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