This collection consists of photographs from Annie Well's professional career in
Annie Wells is photographer known for her photojournalism work at the Los Angeles Times,
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, and the San Francisco bureau Associated Press. Wells won the
1997 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography for her photograph of fire fighter Don Lopez
rescuing 15-year-old Marglyn Paseka from the flooded Matanzas Creek in Sonoma County,
California. Wells received a B.A. from University of California Santa Cruz in science
writing, and studied photojournalism at San Francisco State University. Her work is part of
the permanent collection in the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
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