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date: 22 January 2020

Struss, Karl Fischerlocked

(30 November 1886–16 December 1981)
  • Barbara McCandless

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Struss, Karl Fischer (30 November 1886–16 December 1981), photographer and cinematographer, was born in New York City, the son of Henry W. Struss, a silk-mill owner and later a bonnet-wire manufacturer, and Marie Fischer. Struss worked at his father’s factory for eleven years; in the evenings from 1908 to 1912 he studied photography under Clarence White, the pictorial photographer and influential photography educator, at Teachers College, Columbia University. In 1910 Struss first attracted attention when ...

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