Ansel Adams

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Ansel Adams, Photographer

By William Turnage
This biography has been published by Oxford University Press for its American National Biography and is reprinted courtesy OUP and the author.

Adams, Ansel (Feb. 20 1902 — Apr. 22, 1984), photographer and environmentalist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Charles Hitchcock Adams, a businessman, and Olive Bray. The grandson of a wealthy timber baron, Adams grew up in a house set amid the sand dunes of the Golden Gate. When Adams was only four, an aftershock of the great ear