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Art Shay has been a troublemaker ever since he moved from the Bronx to San Francisco to become Life magazine's youngest bureau chief at 26. "That was recently," he jokes, "in 1948." On election day of that year, then-California gove...
Ansel and Great L.A
3 years ago by Shana Nys Dambrot
Most people associate Ansel Adams with framed posters depicting majestic views of sand dunes, full moons and towering trees. Fewer are aware of his other gig as a photojournalist who felt right at home in the city. In 1940, Fortune ...
10 'Rare' Ansel Adams Photos of Los Angeles in 1940
3 years ago by Tanja M. Laden
Ansel Adams is best known for his iconic and bucolic large-format shots of Yosemite National Park, but in 1940 he also covered L.A.'s aviation industry for Fortune magazine. The California native and vanguard photographer snapped mo...