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.
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