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Minor Martin White

educator

Minor Martin White, American educator. Decorated Bronze Star, Philippine Liberation medal with 2 Bronze Stars. Names Guggenheim fellow, 1970. Served with infantry, Army of the United States, 1941-1945.

Background

White, Minor Martin was born on July 9, 1908 in Minneapolis. Son of Charles Henry and Florence (Martin) White.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1933.

Career

Instructor photography California School Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1946-1952. Courator, editor in photography George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, 1952-1955. Lecturer photography Rochester Institute Technology, 1955-1964.

Professor photography Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1965-1976. Board of directors Society of Photographic Education, Friends of Photography. Board advisers Imageworks-school and Center of Photography.

Works

  • Author: Mirrors, Messages, Manifestations, Apertures, 1969. Zone System Manual, 1956. New Zone System Manual, 1975.

    Editor: Aperture quarterly photography, 1952-1976. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with infantry, Army of the United States, 1941-1945.

Connections

father:
Charles Henry White

mother:
Florence (Martin) White