1947 Minor White (b Minneapolis, MN, 9 July 1908; d Boston, MA, 24 June 1976). American photographer & writer. After graduating in 1933 with a degree in botany & English, he wrote poetry for five years while supporting himself with odd jobs. During 1938–9 he worked for the Works Progress Administration Federal Arts Project as a creative photographer documenting the early architecture and waterfront of Portland. In 1941 MOMA in New York exhibited several of his images.