This Day in Jewish History The Father of Photography as Art Form Is Born

Alfred Stieglitz alienated followers and thought he'd be supported for life by his family, and kept growing to the end.

January 1, 1864, is the birthdate of Alfred Stieglitz, the American who probably did more than anyone to advance the status of photography, during its first century, as an art form, and who was himself, over a long career, an highly significant photographic artist.