Ansel Adams

Events

1902- Ansel Adams was born on February 20, 1902

02/20/1902

1906-Ansel Adams broke his nose from an aftershock in the year 1906

1906

1915- Adams taught himself how to read, write, and to play piano.

1915

1915- Ansel became interested in In the Heart of the Sierras

1915

1916- Ansel Adams made his first trip to Yosemite

1916

1919- Ansel Adams joined the Sierra Club

1919

1923- Adams sold his first photo, mounted, for $2.50.

1923

1928-Ansel Adams and Virginia Best married on January 2, 1928

1928

1946- He founded the country's first Department of Photography

1946

1955- Ansel produced the exhibit This is the American Earth

1955

1980- Ansel Adams received the Presidential Medal of Freedom

1980

1984-Ansel Adams passed away on April 22, 1984

4/22/1984