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As I was writing the first chapter (“Sanora Babb: Challenging a Single Story of the Dust Bowl”), I was haunted by my grandmother’s ghost.
It is writers like Joan Didion who gave me the permission to question what I’d been told was "the truth."
What a gift I found the day I visited the Sonoma County Museum and began to see the world through the shutter of Mieth’s camera.
On a cool fall day in 1943, young photographers Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel visited Charmian Kittredge London–the wife of author Jack London–at her home in Glen Ellen (CA). This was just five years before Mieth would become the second woman photographer to join the staff of Time Magazine.… read more.