September 12, 2022

Collections Spotlight: Women Photojournalists

Last Updated on September 11, 2022

Women Photojournalists

Below you will find links to biographies, images, and more resources related to women photojournalists from the Library of Congress.

Documenting World War I: Women Photographers on the Front Lines Teaching with the Library of Congress

Late 1800s and early 1900s

Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870-1942)

Zaida Ben-Yusuf (1869-1933)

Emme and Mayme Gerhard (1890s to 1936)

Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952)

Gertrude Käsebier (1852-1934)

Alice Rohe (1876-1957)

Late 1910s to 1920s

M. Thérèse Bonney (1894-1978)

Helen Johns Kirtland (1890-1979)

Lisette Model (1901-1983)

Tina Modotti (1896-1942)

Wynn Richards (1888-1960)

Eleanor Butler Roosevelt (1889-1960)

Doris Ulmann (1882-1934)

1930s to 1950s

Mary Marvin Breckinridge (Mrs. Jefferson Patterson) (1905-2002)

Charlotte Brooks (1918-2014)

Esther Bubley (1921-1998)

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)

Marjory Collins (1912-1985)

Toni Frissell (1907-1988)

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)

Hansel Mieth (1909-1998)

Ann Rosener (born 1914)

Louise Rosskam (1910-2003)

Marion Post Wolcott (1910-1990)

Katherine Young (1906-1993)

1960s to 1990s

Brenda Ann Kenneally (born 1959)

Susan Meiselas (born 1948)

Marilyn Nance (born 1953)

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