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Robert Merwin McCormack

Robert "Bob" McCormack. born June 3, 1913, in Pompei, New York, died April 4, 2003, in Tulsa. Arrived Tulsa Aug. 14th,1935. Began photography career with the "Tulsa World" Aug. 15th, 1935 and continued professional photography until his death. He was a "World" photographer until the start of WWII. McCormack then became chief photographer at Douglass Aircraft, and remained as head of the twenty person department for the duration of the war. McCormack started his own photography business after the war, and remained in business for a total of sixty-eight years. His work touched eight decades and many varieties of subject matter. Included in the collections one will find images from business, sports, society, arts, and personal works.