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Beverly Wood Brannan

curator of photography

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.


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.


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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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