Rare Books and Manuscripts
June 8, 1998. Gift of Ms. Zinner.
of magazine photographs, proofs, negatives, slides, and prints of
Ms. Zinner's professional fashion photography dating from the late
1940s through the 1970s.
5 cubic feet.
photographs for: LIFE, LOOK, Sports Illustrated, Town & Country,
Glamour, Mademoiselle, New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine,
TV Guide, Ebony, Vanity Fair (British), Brides Magazine, McCall's,
Colliers, American Home, Seventeen, Photoplay, and California Stylist.
of famous personalities for Glamour Magazine, Columbia Records, Photoplay,
Zinner was born in Germany; visited the US for 14 months as a students
and returned permanently two years later; operated a golf links restaurant;
became a fashion model in San Francisco, and became interested in
photography (commercial, portrait, and fashion); managed a photo
studio while taking classes at Los Angeles Art Center School; opened
own commercial studio for fashion photography with emphasis on editorial
assignments; married motion picture editor and director Peter Zinner.
She is currently a sculptor in living in Los Angeles.