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Rosenthal, Joe, 1911-2006

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1911-2006

biographical statement

Citation

Wikipedia, via WWW, February 7 2014 (born October 9, 1911 in Washington, D.C.; interest in photography started during the Great Depression; was rejected by the U.S. Army as a photographer during World War II for poor eyesight; joined the Associated Press and followed the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater of Operations; won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945 for his photograph of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the American flag on Mt. Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima; died August 20, 2006).

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8379
Scope and Contents Material is a print from the original negative of Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize winning photograph of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the American flag on Mount Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II on February 23, 1945.
Dates: 1945 February 23

Roll call at the Alamo

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2748
Scope and Contents Typescript with handwritten corrections of a book manuscript. The item was also authored by Bill Groneman. Rosenthal and Groneman write about the siege of the Alamo in 1836 and present short biographies of the men who defended the fortress. Also included are photocopies of sketches of the soldiers that participated in the battle.
Dates: 1985

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima / Joe Rosenthal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8628
Scope and Contents Materials include one print of Joe Rosenthal's photograph "Raising the flag on Iwo Jima". It depicts five members of the U.S. Armed Forces raising an American flag. The photograph is dated 23 February 1945. There is a note inscribed on the back which reads: "10/21/91 Dear Nelson, Brent Peterson foned [sic.] to ask if I had a print of the flag photo for you. Here 'tis. Cheers, Joe Rosenthal"
Dates: 1945 February 23