Kirkland, Wallace (American photographer, 1890-1983)

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Wallace Kirkland (1891-1979) was a social worker and professional photographer. From 1921 until 1935, Kirkland served as director of the Boys' Club at the Hull-House settlement in Chicago. In 1935, Kirkland left Hull-House to pursue a career as a photographer. He joined the staff of Life magazine in 1936 where he worked until his retirement in 1956. At Life, Kirkland traveled extensively as a war correspondent during the Second World War including a trip to India where he photographed Mahatma Gandhi in 1940. Kirkland was also well known for his nature photographs, which appeared in Life magazine and in a number of children's books written by Kirkland.

From the description of Wallace Kirkland papers, 1890-1983. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 58550726

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creatorOf Kirkland, Wallace. Papers, 1908-1977. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Kirkland, Wallace. Jane Addams Memorial Collection photographs, ca. 1890- University of Illinois at Chicago Library, UIC
creatorOf Kirkland, Wallace W.. Kirkland, Wallace W. : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Kirkland, Wallace. Wallace Kirkland papers, 1890-1983. University of Illinois at Chicago Library, UIC
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associatedWith Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008. person
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India
United States
Illinois--Chicago
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Photojournalism
Photojournalists
Photographers--Biography--Sources
Photography of the nude
Social workers--Biography--Sources
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Death 1983

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