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Beverly Wood Brannan

Beverly Wood Brannan, American curator of photography.


  • Brannan, Beverly Wood was born on August 19, 1946 in Louisville. Daughter of Kenneth Wells and Ruth Marie (Bridges) Wood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History and Art History, University Maryland, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1972. Master of Arts in American Studies, George Washington University, 1986.


    • Archivist manuscript division Library. of Congress, Washington, 1970-1974, curator of photography prints and photographs division, since 1974.


    • Editor: A Kentucky Album: Farm Security Adminstration Photographs 1935-1943, 1986, Documenting American 1935-1943, 1988. Contributor: The African American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture, 1993, Photography, 1933-1967: Toni Frissell, 1994, Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History.


    When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist


    All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.


    • Married Tod Allen Brannan, October 10, 1969 (divorced 1979). Married John Michael Vlach, February 14, 1984. Children: Kate Vlach, Molly Vlach.
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    Born August 19, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      University Maryland
    • 1972
      University Maryland
    • 1986
      George Washington University
    • 1970 - 1974
      Archivist manuscript division Library of Congress
      Washington, United States
    • 1974
      Archivist manuscript division Library of Congress