- Born October 16, 1890 in New York City
- In 1911, he went abroad for two months on his own. He went to Africa, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, England and Scotland.
- Met Alfred Steiglitz early in his career after visiting the 291 gallery aka the "Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession" in New York City.
- He started making photos in the soft-focus pictorial style of the day but in 1915 produced "Wall Street" which was the first step towards "straight" photography and modernism.
- Pictorialism ==>> Modernism.
- Social activism.
- The last two issues of Camera Work were nearly completely Paul Strand photos including "Wall Street" and others.
- 1927-28 - traveled to Maine to photograph
- 1930-32 - traveled to New Mexico to photograph
- 1936 - started the Photo League
- 1942 - released Nativeland.
- Photographed in Vermont during the winter of 1944-45.
- In June 1949, Strand left the US for good, settling in Orgeval, France.
- Died March 31, 1976, Orgeval, France
- Charles Sheeler
- Alfred Stieglitz
1) "Wall Street" from 1915. Strand was 25 when he took this.
2) Percé Village, Gaspé, Quebec.
3) "Mr. Bennett", 1944. Vermont