- Peter C. Bunnell
White, Minor (09 July 1908–24 June 1976), photographer and teacher, was born Minor Martin White in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of Charles Henry White, a bookkeeper, and Florence May Martin, a dressmaker. Beginning in 1916 his parents were separated a number of times; White remained with his mother and often resided at the home of her parents. His parents were divorced in 1929. White attended the Minneapolis public schools, graduating from West High School in 1927 with distinction in science and literature. He entered the University of Minnesota in 1927 and majored in botany. He also took courses in literature and poetry, taught by scholar and writer ...