35 color photographs and CD-ROM disk,
1970-1983; 3 page resume summarizing Richard Shirk's education and experience.
Born July 24, 1924 in Syracuse, New York, Richard K. Shirk started his photographic career
in 1939 at the Grosse Pointe News in Michigan. He joined the
U.S. Air Force during WWII and was attached to the Night Photo Reconnaissance Squadron where
he worked with Dr. Harold Edgerton on the development of electronic flash for night
photography. While in the service he learned aerial photography and was crew chief in
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