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Art Shay

Photographer Camp Winston, New York
Photo of Art Shay

Biographical Info

Shay is an American photographer and writer who joined the staff of Life magazine as a writer, and quickly became a Chicago-based freelance photographer for Life, Time, Sports Illustrated and other national publications. He photographed seven U.S. Presidents and many major figures of the 20th century. Shay also wrote weekly columns for various newspapers, several plays, children’s books, sports instruction books and several photo essay books. He met his wife at Camp Winston and also attended Camp Peter Pan in New York.

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