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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. She is holding her camera and there is a tank in the background. This is her favorite photograph of herself at work.
DESCRIPTION
Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. 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:July 1959
Creator Name:Chapelle, Dickey
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Dickey Chapelle 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
Eyeglasses
Hats
Jewelry
Uniforms
Work clothes
Photography
Rites and ceremonies
Tanks (Military science)
Transportation, Military
War
Outdoor photography
Women
Bathing beaches
Cameras
Canals
Cargo ships
Great Lakes
Inland water transportation
Ships
Journalists
Photographers

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