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Shirley Carter Burden (December 9, 1908, New York City, US – June 3, 1989, above Teterboro Airport, US, on a Los Angeles to New York flight) was a prominent American photographer, author of picture essays on racism, Catholicism, and history of place. He served on advisory committees of museums, including the Santa Barbara Museum of Art in California, and was the Photography Committee chairman at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and of Aperture, which named the Burden Gallery (New York) in his honour.
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