Margaret Bourke-White (1906-1971) Margaret Bourke-White was born in the Bronx, New York.
She studied at Columbia University.
She was an industrial photographer at the Otis Steel Company, an editor for Fortune magazine and a photojournalist for Life magazine.
In 1930, she became the first Western photographer allowed into the Soviet Union.
During the mid-1930s she photographed drought victims of the Dust Bowl.
During WWII she worked in combat zones as a war correspondent.