Dickey Chapelle at Opening of St. Lawrence Seaway | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Dickey Chapelle at Opening of St. Lawrence Seaway

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DESCRIPTION

Dickey Chapelle, photographer, at the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, "Operation Inland Seas." She is holding her camera and there is a tank in the background. This is her favorite photograph of herself at work.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 1942

Creation Date: 1959-07 

Creator Name: Chapelle, Dickey

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Collection Name: Chapelle, Dickey, 1919-1965 : Papers, 1933-1967

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 3301 A

Original Dimensions: 8 x 10 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image is one of many taken of or by Dickey Chapelle, and part of the Dickey Chapelle collection held by the Society. Chapelle was one of the first women foreign correspondents to cover World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and military struggles worldwide, particularly against communism. Her work appeared in "Reader's Digest," "National Geographic," "Look," "Saturday Evening Post." Chapelle was killed in Vietnam in 1965. Her collection includes photographs; biographical material and personal papers, primarily news clippings and a few legal documents; taped interviews; and personal correspondence.

SUBJECTS

Cameras

Clothing and dress

Eyeglasses

Hats

Intellectual life

Korean War, 1950-1953

Military art and science

Outdoor photography

Persons

Photographers

Photography

Tanks (Military science)

Technology

War casualties

Women

Work

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Reference Details

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