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Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95

Posted in Photographers by douglaspstockdale on March 24, 2009

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Prikle Jones   copyright Eric Luse / San Francisco Chronicle

Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15 (2009) in San Rafael. He was 95.

Thanks to Ellen Butler and the full orbit by the LA Times is here.

by Doug Stockdale

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