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Alice Schalek

Alice Schalek

Alice Schalek made a name for herself as Austria’s first female war photographer during WWI and went on to a stunning career as a photojournalist and travel writer.

Alice Schalek

The first woman in Austria to become a career photojournalist and travel writer, and the first and only female member of the Austrian Kriegspressedienst (war information unit) during World War I, Alice Schalek paved the way for careers in both photography and journalism for other women.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Alice Schalek." (Viewed on December 17, 2017) <https://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/10854>.

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