Walter Rosenblum

Walter Rosenblum (American 1919-2006)

Walter A. Rosenblum was an American photographer. He photographed the World War II D-Day landing at Normandy in 1944. He was the first Allied photographer to enter the liberated Dachau concentration camp. He received several military decorations including a Purple Heart.

Rosenblum was a member of the New York photo league where he was mentored by Paul Strand and Lewis Hine. He became president of the League in 1941. He taught photography at Brooklyn College for forty years. 

From 1952 to 1976, he spent summers in Norfolk, CT, as a professor at the Yale Summer School of Music and Art, where he taught photography.



Pitt Street, New York City 1938×

10 x 8 inch
25.4 x 20.3 cm