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An eye on the world : oral history transcript : reviewing a lifetime in photography / 2003.
Motion Picture 952 D; Motion Picture 952 D; BANC MSS 2004/108 cz; Phonotape 3624 C :1; ...
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Title:

An eye on the world : oral history transcript: reviewing a lifetime in photography / 2003

Creator/Contributor:

Miller, Wayne, 1918-2013, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Chicago background, family, early experiences with a camera, Art Center School; Naval Photographic Unit, Edward Steichen, Hiroshima; Guggenheim to document the northern Negro, 1946-1947; work for Life and other magazines; move to the West coast, a house in Orinda; thoughts on "getting the shot," darkrooms, other photographers, museums, the market for photography, teaching; cover photography; discusses assignments, favorite stories, the birth series; creating the Family of Man and The World is Young; role with American Society of Magazine Photographers, and Magnum agency; moving on to become a forest landowner.
Articles, interviews, etc. Videotape with title Wayne Miller in his Studio was videographed by Suzanne Riess as part of the oral history.

Date:

2003 (issued)

Subject:

n-us--- -- n-us-ca
Miller, Wayne -- 1918-2013
Steichen, Edward -- 1879-1973
Photographers -- United States -- Interviews
Photojournalism -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography
African Americans -- Photographs

Note:

Wayne F. Miller ; with an introduction by Daniel Dixon. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3624 C:1-14.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (ix, 195 p.) : ill., col. port. ; 29 cm.
14 sound cassettes
1 v. and 1 videocassette.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z182d
Motion Picture 952 D
Motion Picture 952 D
BANC MSS 2004/108 cz
Phonotape 3624 C :1
BANC MSS 2004/108 cz suppl.
Phonotape 3624 C :4
Phonotape 3624 C :2
Phonotape 3624 C :3
Phonotape 3624 C :5
Phonotape 3624 C :6
Phonotape 3624 C :7
Phonotape 3624 C :8
Phonotape 3624 C :9
Phonotape 3624 C :10
Phonotape 3624 C :11
Phonotape 3624 C :12
Phonotape 3624 C :13
Phonotape 3624 C :14
Motion Picture 952 D
BANC MSS 2004/108 cz

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

Wayne Miller in his studio
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z182d