Marion Post Wolcott1910-1990

Scripps College - Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery
Claremont, CA

$5,000 toward the acquisition of one to two pieces from the photographer’s 1930s/1940s work for the museum’s permanent collection, selected by gallery director Mary Davis MacNaughton. Originally from the east coast, Wolcott was in Germany during the rise of Nazism where she studied child psychology and began taking photographs. Wolcott took documentary photographs of the labor issues in the South, the Farm Security Administration, and later, the people and culture of Iran and Pakistan.