Sam Gottscho (1875-1971), the consumate NYC architecture, wild-flower, and 1939 World’s Fair photographer is profiled in the most detailed biography available on the open web. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, published Gottscho’s bio last week in response to reader inquiries. The biography is part of the series of articles on American Photographers.
Gottscho began his professional career at 50 years old, his hundreds of thousands of medium format images are stored at the Library of Congress, Columbia University, and the Museum of the City of New York.
The article gives links to many of these historic images online; many are in the public domain.
Gottscho’s Wikipedia Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Gottscho