Location: Greenville, SC, US
Date taken: 1956
Photograph: Margaret Bourke-White
Leipzig City Council deputy mayor Dr. Lisso,
member of Nazi party since 1932,
lying dead while seated at his Town Hall desk,
a suicide from cyanide,
along with his wife and daughter,
as American soldiers
enter the city at the end of WWII.
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Date taken: April 13, 1945
Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
Margaret Bourke-White USA 1904-1971
of the most famous
of the 20th century.
A Bourke-White picture
made the cover
of the very first issue
of Life magazine.
She was one
of four staff
on the first masthead,
the only woman
the photo essay
for the magazine.
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