Thursday, May 23, 2013

Deaths: Photographer

WAYNE F. MILLER, 94

(1918-May 22, 2013)  American photographer known for his striking photos from World War II and then Chicago's South Side after the war.  The photos of the South Side were put in a book "The Way of Life of the Northern Negro."

In World War II, he was assigned to Edward Steichen's U.S. Navy Combat Photo Unit, and was on hand for many important events as well as one of the first photographers to enter Hiroshima after the atom bomb.

He also provided photos for Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "A Baby's First Year."


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