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Photojournalism: Stanley Edmond Wayman

Stanley Edmond Wayman Photographer unknown

Stanley Edmond Wayman was born in Moore Haven, Florida, in 1927. He got his first camera when he was twelve and pursued his vocation in the U.S. Navy’s V-5 program and later as a darkroom technician for Pan American airlines. He joined the Miami Herald in 1950 and began freelancing in 1955. He moved to Life magazine in 1957, where he worked at the Chicago bureau. Subsequent postings to New York, Bonn, and Paris culminated in his becoming Moscow bureau chief in 1962. In 1964, he moved to the Washington, D.C., bureau. During his career, Wayman won many awards from the White House News Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Association.

Wayman’s widow, Diane Wayman, donated his archive to the Briscoe Center in 2008.

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