5/1/16: “The Best Photography in History” by Billings, Montana – http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2016/01/29/AR-16-1906.html#more-155430605005 The Washington Sun article 3/1 /16: A photographer’s dream of photographing the Great Lakes has arrived in Washington State, where the state has one of the largest collections of historical images in the country.
The new $1.2 million, six-room museum, a partnership between the Washington State Historical Society and the National Parks Conservation Association, opened Monday in the city’s Capitol grounds.
It features a 1,500-square-foot gallery with more than 10,000 images that include photographs taken by the renowned photographer Billings.
The gallery includes the largest collection of images of the Great Plains in the U.S., according to a news release from the National Park Service.
Billings shot thousands of people during his lifetime and many more in his later years, including many from Washington, D.C., and Montana.
Billions of dollars have been spent to create the collection, including millions in state funding.
In addition to Billings photos, the museum features a variety of other rare images and prints that are not usually found in the museum.
The photos include: An aerial photograph of the Capitol by famed photographer Bill Clark.
Bill Clark’s famous aerial photograph captures the Capitol, from the sky, from inside the Capitol building.
The photo shows the view across the Capitol Building from the roof of the north-most floor of the building.
An aerial photo of the dome of the White House by famed photojournalist William Rucker.
This photo is of a view from the dome from the front of the East Room of the Washington, DC, building.
Another aerial photo taken in the same spot by Rucker in 1946 of the Senate chambers.
A photo of a group of students from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a military training facility for U. S. Army officers.
Rucker is famous for taking thousands of photos of the Academy during the Vietnam War, including the iconic photo of an American soldier on a rooftop in Vietnam.
An early morning photo of students in the school cafeteria by legendary photojournalism photographer Frank Sullivan.
The group includes some of the school’s top students, including a student who has just graduated.
Sullivan captured the photo above, which shows the faces of all of the students, one of whom looks a bit younger.
Another shot of a student standing on the rooftop of the Uptown building by famed photographers Bill Clark and George Buell.
Another photo of young students in a school cafeteria from the summer of 1967, taken by Sullivan and his brother, John, in the background.
Sullivan later said the photo was one of his favorites from the Vietnam war.
A series of photos by the legendary photographer, showing the students as they walk through the cafeteria and the nearby parking lot, as well as some of their favorite meals.
A large collection of photographs taken during Billings lifetime by photographers, including some of his most iconic photographs.
The collection includes a huge number of the most famous photographers from Billings era, including John F. Kennedy, Henry Fonda, Edward Weston, and Erich Maria Remarque.
Bills life also included a stint as a photojournalistic pioneer, including being awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1952 for the first-ever photojournaly picture of an U.N. General Assembly meeting.
Billing was a prolific photographer, and he spent many years photographing many of the world’s most famous people, including Queen Elizabeth II, the Dalai Lama, and Fidel Castro.
A collection of his photographs, dating from the late 1960s to the late 1980s, including his legendary picture of Billings sister, Anna, as she walks across the street in New York.
Bill, now 93, died in August 2018.
His work, which has been in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, has been recognized by the National Academy of Arts and Sciences as one of its most significant and enduring images of U. s history.
Bill is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara; his three children, Christopher, Barbara and Catherine; two great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandmothers and great-sisters.