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 Jane Reece

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Jane Reece

  • Birth 18 Jun 1868 West Jefferson, Madison County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 10 Jun 1961 Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Galloway, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 9909110

Pioneering Photographer. Opening her first studio in 1904, she was the first woman to be admitted to the Photographers Association of America. She received their top award in 1907. Inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame - posthumously - 1994. Her career ended in 1944 due to failing health and eyesight. She donated her photograph collection to the Dayton Art Institute in 1952. The Dayton Art Institute held an exhibit of her photographs entitled "The Soul Unbound: Photographs by Jane Reece (1868-1961)"

Bio by: Bertha B. Buttner


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  • Created by: Bertha B. Buttner
  • Added: 16 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9909110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jane Reece (18 Jun 1868–10 Jun 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9909110, citing Sunset Cemetery, Galloway, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bertha B. Buttner (contributor 46618041) .