Collections Spotlight: Women Photojournalists

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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