Esther Bubley - Research Article from American Homefront in WWII

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A World in Transition

Born in 1921 in Phillips, Wisconsin, to Russian Jewish immigrants Louie and Ida Bubley, Esther was one of five children. She gained an interest in photography early in her life. After graduating from high school, she studied two years at Superior State Teachers College. Esther then transferred to the Minneapolis School of Design in order to complete its one-year photography program. In 1940, at age nineteen, Esther moved to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming a professional photographer.

Esther Bubley spent a brief time as a freelance photographer for Vogue magazine before moving to Washington, D.C. There, jobs for women were becoming plentiful due to America's growing war mobilization efforts for World War II. She was first hired to shoot microfilm for the National Archives. Several months later, she moved over to the Historical Section of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) to...

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