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Ansel Adams
(1902 - 1984)

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1902 Born 20 February in San Francisco
1915 Leaves school, studies with a private tutor
1916 First trip to Yosemite (with family)
1928 Marries Virginia Best
1930 Publishes Taos Pueblo
1932 Co-founder of photography group, "f/64"
1935 Making a Photograph: An Introduction to Photography published
1940 Helps found Department of Photography at New York's Museum of Modern Art
1940 Teaches first Yosemite workshop, the U. S. Camera Photographic Forum
1946 Receives Guggenheim Fellowship to photograph national parks, publishes Illustrated Guide to Yosemite Valley
1948 Guggenheim fellowship renewed, Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada published
1953 Life commissions a photo essay on the Mormons in Utah
1958 Third Guggenheim fellowship, The Islands of Hawaii published
1962 Moves to Carmel, California
1965 Named to President Johnson's environmental task force
1967 Helps found the Friends of Photography
1980 Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Carter
1984 Dies 22 April
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