This collection includes writings,
correspondence, photographs, transparencies, slides, negatives, and printed
Victor Jorgensen was born in Portland, Oregon on July 8, 1913. He attended the University
of Oregon and Reed College before starting work at The Oregonian, where he
rose from copy boy to night city editor. It was during that time he became interested in
photography as well as writing. Before the advent of World War II, he was on his way to
establishing himself nationally in the photography field.
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