photo reporter The Martin Harris Collection

In his 40 year career, for various publications, Harris photographed an extensive list of celebrities including Mae West, Babe Ruth, Walter Winchell, artist Marc Chagall, Nelson Rockefeller, Paul Robeson, Richard and Dorothy Rodgers, Marilyn Monroe (at the famous NYC street photo-shoot for the Seven Year Itch), Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Burl Ives, Bert Parks, Samuel Goldwyn, photographers Margaret Bourke-White and Alfred Eisenstaedt, Jimmy Durante, NYC Mayor Lindsay, and many, many more.

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This online exhibition is based on the exhibition of the same name that was presented at the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, January, 18 – March 10, 2017.

Curated by Jim Liversidge | Designed by Elizabeth A. Bouton


Unless otherwise noted, all items are from the Martin Harris Collection, Special & Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida,

which was a gift of his grandchildren Dr. Gregg M. Harris and David Harris