Everyone’s favorite flapper.
An auto repair class at Central High School in Washington DC. 1927.
You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you.
Margaret Bourke-White was a famous American photographer. In 1929, she was the first photographer for Fortune Magazine. In 1930, she was the first Western photographer allowed to take pictures of Soviet industry. In 1935, she was the first female photojournalist for Life magazine. And to top it all off, she was the first female war correspondent during World War II and the first to be allowed to work in combat zones. She traveled through Germany with Patton and was one of the first to photograph the horrors of the concentration camps.
Margaret Bourke-White working atop the Chrysler Building, New York, NY; photographed by her assistant, Oscar Graubner, 1934
Howard University students watching the game.
Image from the 1920’s.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.