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Name: Ruth Orkin                                                                 
Born: 3 September 1921                                                           
Died: 16 January 1985                                                           
Ruth Orkin (born 3 September 1921 in Boston, Massachusetts; died 16 January 1985 
in New York City) was an American photographer.                                 
Orkin is perhaps best known for her photograph, American Girl in Italy, taken   
in 1951. She died of cancer.                                                     
A World Through My Window, Harper and Row, 1978                                 
A Photo Journal, The Viking Press, 1981                                         
More Pictures From My Window, Rizzoli, 1983