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Diana Mara Henry

Diana Mara Henry
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Photographer and educator Diana Mara Henry. Photo © Thomas Lee Jones.

Diana Mara Henry has taken some of the most iconic photographs of the women’s movement, including at the First National Women’s Conference in Houston in 1977. Since 1985, she has written and lectured extensively on the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp, and has taught photography at several schools. She has exhibited at the Women’s Hall of Fame and the Overseas Press Club in New York, among others, and now publishes and exhibits her photographs online at dianamarahenry.com.Learn more about Diana Mara Henry.

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Delegates at the First National Conference for Women (1977), by Diana Mara Henry

Photographic Memory: On Being the Official Photographer of the First National Women's Conference

When, in 1977, Abzug and Senator Patsy Mink called for a national women’s conference, I foresaw that being hired to photograph the First National Women’s Conference as official photographer might be the most historic assignment of my lifetime.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Diana Mara Henry." (Viewed on March 24, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/diana-mara-henry>.

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