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GENEVIEVE NAYLOR (1915 – 1989)

Genevieve Naylor was born in 1915 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  Her professional career began in 1937 when she became one of the first female photojournalists hired by the Associated Press. In addition to the AP, her photographs began to appear in TIME, Fortune, and LIFEMagazines.  She went on to become a noted fashion photographer whose work appeared in VOGUE, Harper's Bazaar, Good Housekeeping, McCall's, and Cosmopolitan.

Naylor’s photographs of Brazil on assignment for the State Department were featured in a rare solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1945.  The exhibition would late tour across the country.

Naylor was married to the painter Misha Reznikoff, with whom she had two children.  She died in 1989.

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