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Atkins, Oliver F., 1916-1977

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Role(s):Related to 209 descriptions described in ARC
Variant Name(s):Atkins, Ollie F., 1916-1977
Biographical Note:Oliver "Ollie" F. Atkins (1916-1977) was President Nixon's personal photographer in the White House. He received an A.B. in 1938 from the University of Alabama. He worked as a staff and chief photographer for the Birmingham (Alabama) Post, 1939 to 1940; staff photographer for the Washington Daily News, 1940 to 1042; foreign correspondent photographer, 1942 to 1945; Washington photographer for the Saturday Evening Post, 1945 to 1969; foreign correspondent photographer in Japan and Korea in 1951; and photography columnist for the Washington Post, 1947 to 1950. He was Chief White House Photographer, 1969 to 1974, during President Nixon's administration. From 1974 to 1977 he was vice president of Curtis Publishing Company in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Source Note:White House Staff Member and Office Files, 01/20/1969-08/09/1974:
(Ollie Atkins, photographer)
Contemp. Authors Online, 2002:
(Oliver F. Atkins, 1916-1977; presidential photographer for Richard Nixon)
WwWAm v. 7, 1981:
(Atkins, Oliver Ollie F.; b. Feb. 18, 1916; d. Jan. 9, 1977; personal photographer to President Nixon)



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