1898 – Born on the 17 0f July Springfield, Ohio.
1918 – She attended the Ohio State University.
– She moved with friends to New York’s Greenwich Village, where she was adopted by the anarchist
1919 – She nearly died in the Spanish flu pandemic.
1921 – She went to Europe, spending two years studying sculpture in Paris and Berlin
– She adopted the French spelling of her first name, "Berenice," at the suggestion of Djuna Barnes.
1923 – She was involved with photography.
1926 – She had her first solo exhibition (in the gallery "Au Sacre du Printemps") and started her own studio on the Rue du Bac.
1927 – She returned to Paris, after a short time studying photography in Berlin, and started a second studio,
on the Rue Servandoni.
1928 – Her portraiture was unusual within exhibitions of modernist photography.
1929 – She visited New York City ostensibly to find an American publisher for Atget’s photographs.
1930 – She was best known for her black-and-white photography of New York Architecture and urban design.
1933 – She supported herself with commercial work and teaching at the New School of Social Research.
1934 – She was asked by Henry-Russell Hitchcock to photograph two subjects: antebellum architecture and
the architecture of H.H Richardson.
1935 – She was hired by the Federal Art Project (FAP) as a project supervisor for her "Changing New York"
-She moved into a Greenwich Village loft with the art critic Elizabeth McCausland with whom she lived.
1939 – She resigned from the FAP (Federal Art Project).
– She had produced 305 photographs which were then deposited at the Museum of the City of New York.
1947 – She started the "House of Photography",to promote and sell some of her inventions.
1958 – She produced a series of photographs for a high-school physics text-book.
1991 – She died in retirement in Monson, Maine on the 9th Of December.