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Humanist images of the 1940s and 50s New York, by Vivian Cherry


Vivian Cherry, who is now 98-years-old began her career as a photographer during World War II when she was working as a dancer in Broadway shows and nightclubs. While job-hunting, she saw a handwritten sign that advertised “Darkroom Help Wanted! – No Experience Necessary!” She got the job and started printing news images for Underwood and Underwood, a prominent photo service. As her darkroom skills developed, her curiosity about making photographs did too. Soon, she joined the Photo League, a group of young New York City professional photographers dedicated to teaching and supporting the art of photography. There she studied...

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