Animal photographer Harry Whittier Frees became known for his photographs of young animals in costumes, participating in human scenes. His photos sold to postcard companies as well as book and magazine publishers.
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created. She has been more popular than the Pillsbury Doughboy, better than the Campbell twins, and more accessible than Tony the Tiger. During her heyday (1940s-1960s), Elsie led the Rose Bowl parade, raised $1.6 million for World War II bonds, celebrated her tenth birthday at the Roosevelt Hotel, her 25th at the Waldorf, and collected keys to more than 600 cities.
- Had a true photographer’s eye for capturing people doing everyday things; took more than 80,000 images during his career, mostly of daily life in Pittsburgh but also of presidents, celebrities, and civil rights leaders.
- Known as “One-Shot”Harris, he was skilled at making subjects feel comfortable and rarely needed to re-shoot
- Body of work constitutes the most complete photographic documentation of a minority community in the U.S.
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