The Courier-Journal from Louisville, Kentucky (2024)

Editions Editions This image, taken in New York's surrendered in 1945, is Alfred It was one of roughly 90 cover ASSOCIATED PRESS Times Square on the day Japan Eisenstaedt's most acclaimed photo. photos he shot for Life magazine. Alfred Eisenstaedt dies; his photographs in Life chronicled 20th century From New York Times and AP Dispatches BOSTON Alfred Eisenstaedt, the Life magazine photographer whose pictures of dictators and presidents, celebrities and sharecroppers constitute some of the most enduring images of the 20th century, has died at 96. Eisenstaedt, of New York City, died Wednesday on Martha's Vineyard, where he was vacationing. Eisenstaedt's images of the famous and infamous Hitler and Mussolini, Marilyn Monroe, Ernest Hemingway, the Kennedy family, Sophia Loren won him fame and roughly 90 covers at Life.

But his most acclaimed photograph showed two ordinary people: a sailor sweeping a nurse off her feet with a kiss in New York's Times Square on the day Japan surrendered, ending World War II. "When people don't know me anymore they will remember that picture," Eisenstaedt said years later. Though he was not considered a great visual stylist, Eisenstaedt was almost invariably able to communicate the essence of a story in a single image. The photographer's job, he once wrote, is "to find and catch the storytelling moment," and time and again he succeeded. His work helped elevate the image of photographers as "not just button-pushers but creative journalists," said Howard Chapnick, a former president of the Black Star picture group.

Eisenstaedt was born in 1898 in Dirschau, Germany, which is now in Poland. He began shooting pictures at 12 when his uncle gave him a camera. After serving in World War in which he suffered shrapnel injuries, Eisenstaedt went to work as a salesman in Berlin to help out his family's department store business. But his interest lay in art, and he studied paintings in the Berlin museums. When he learned how to make enlargements in the late 1920s, he took up photography seriously.

Three days after quitting as a salesman, he began several years of free-lance work for The Associated Press. When Henry Luce, founder of the Time empire, decided to start a picture magazine, he offered a job to Eisenstaedt, who came to the United States in 1935. Eisenstaedt was one of the four original staff photographers at Life. He eventually took, by his estimate, 1 million pictures. Called Eisie by his friends, Eisenstaedt was legendary for his energy and enthusiasm.

He kept an office at Life up to his death and visited the magazine nearly every day. "He told me, 'If I don't go, I'll said film director and photographer Gordon Parks, who worked with Eisenstaedt for more than 20 years. Eisenstaedt, a widower, had no immediate survivors. Another death: John H. Rous, who photographed six presidents during three decades as a White House photographer for The Associated Press, Tuesday in Lynchburg, Va.

He was 82: Rous took news photos of every president from Franklin Roosevelt to Richard Nixon before retiring in 1975. Entertainer Gary Crosby, 62, Bing's eldest son, dies Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES Gary Crosby, eldest son of Bing Crosby and himself a singer, recording artist and actor, died yesterday of complications of lung cancer. He was 62. He recorded two duets with his famous singing father in 1950. The hits "Sam's Song" and "Play a Simple Melody" became the first double-sided gold record ever.

But in his youth, Crosby acquired a reputation as a bad-boy son who was frequently in trouble for drinking, and in 1967 he acknowledged that he was an alcoholic. He achieved perhaps his widest fame in 1983 when he published his Witnesses to beating sought Continued from Page B1 County home to purchase cigarettes and a co*ke. He also mentioned visiting his brother-in-law. Then he drove several miles into town. According to a police report, police received calls about 9:20 p.m.

that a man was lying in the street in the 200 block of National Avenue. According to a recording of the 911 calls, callers said a group was beating a man in the street. Police found Wrighthouse, bleeding and coughing up blood, in the street. Fleeman said Wrighthouse had pulled into a parking lot on National THE COURIER JOURNAL DEATHS CHARLESTOWN John Williams Raymer 76, died Thursday at The Medical Center of Southern Indiana. He was a native of Aliquippa, a retired employee of the Clona Steel Mill in Pennsylvania, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post 335.

Survivors: two sons, John W. Raymer Jr. of Madison and Bruce A. Raymer of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Lois Day; a brother, William Raymer of Reno, three grandchildren; and two children. Funeral: 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, Grayson Charlestown Funeral Home. Burial: Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday.

CORYDON John L. Evans, 67, died Thursday at Harrison County Hospital. He was a retired upholsterer, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion. Survivors: his wife, the former Rachael King; a daughter, Patricia Evans; a brother, Arthur Evans of Winona, two sisters, Rita Mae Herman of Tempe, Ariz. and Nancy Middleton of Lanesville.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday, Gehlbach Royse Funeral Home. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth. Visitation: after 6 p.m. Friday.

NEW ALBANY Rose Catherine Fessel, 88, of Providence Retirement Home, died Thursday at Floyd Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Bradford and a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Survivors: friends, Joan Smith of Jeffersonville and Joan Cahill, both of whom cared for her, and nieces. Funeral: 3:30 p.m.

Friday, Providence Retirement Home chapel. Burial: St. Michael Cemetery, Bradford. Visitation: the chapel, Kentucky OKs 60-bed care facility for AIDS The Frankfort Bureau FRANKFORT, Ky. The first Kentucky nursing home exclusively for AIDS patients would be built in Oldham County under a proposal given preliminary approval yesterday by the state Health Policy Board.

The 60 beds at the Autumn Care Convalescent Center, which would be built near the Tri-County Baptist Hospital in La Grange, would increase the number of beds for AIDS patients in Kentucky fourfold. Two other nursing- home projects in Oldham County were approved. County Judge-Executive John Black said there had been support for those projects, but he added, "I feel the community will be concerned" with the nursing home for AIDS patients. "Does this have a positive impact or a negative impact? That's a hard one for me," Black said. Some also are questioning the need for so many new beds in the Louisville area for AIDS patients.

There are only 14 nursing-home beds in Kentucky for AIDS patients, all in Jefferson County two at the Nazareth Home and 12 at Lyndon Lane Nursing Center. There is also a proposal for a new Jefferson County nursing home that includes 30 AIDS beds, but no decision has been made on that application. The most beds for AIDS patients used at one time at Lyndon Lane, which took its first AIDS patient in February, has been 11. "The numbers just don't show that (need) yet," said Dr. Emery Lane, board president of Community Health Trust, a Louisville group serving AIDS patients.

"It seems like we're going from famine to feast." Lane said there is a greater need in the eastern half of the state for space for AIDS patients. A survey about 18 months ago showed a statewide need for nursing-home care for about 40 AIDS patients, said Dr. Reginald Finger, the state epidemiologist. Call the Loan Bank BANK of LOUISVILLE and Trust Company 589-3351 Member FDIC Equal Housing Lender A 1 FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 1995 B3 SOUTHERN INDIANA DEATHS SOUTHERN INDIANA Cora Austin, 77 Willard H. Bosaw, 88 John L.

Evans, 67 Rose Catherine Fessel, 88 Paul Dean "Chocky" Lockwood, 52 Robert E. McAfee 61 John Williams Raymer 76 Golden J. Scheiber, 82 Goldie M. Scifres, 88 Coy D. Wingfield, 82 Louisville area deaths, Page B4 p.m.

Friday. Arrangements: Kraft Funeral Service. NEW ALBANY Robert E. McAfee 61, died Thursday at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was a retired truck driver for Bulk Transit in Columbus, Ohio, an Army veteran and a member of American Legion Bonnie Sloan Post 28.

Survivors: his wife, Kaye McAfee; a son, Robert E. McAfee Jr. of Placentia, a daughter, Sherrill Netherly of Charlestown; two stepsons; a stepdaughter; his mother and stepfather, Fern and Earl Wiggins; two sisters, Amy Wedding and Elaine Lee; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday, Seabrook Dieckmann Naville Market Street Funeral Home.

Burial: KraftGraceland Memorial Park. Visitation: 3-9 p.m. Sunday. NEW BOSTON Golden J. Scheiber, 82, died Thursday at Warrick County Hospital in Booneville.

He was a native of Spencer County, a retired farmer and a retired employee of the Indiana State Highway Department. Survivors: nieces and nephews. Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday, Finch Funeral Home. Burial: Troy City Cemetery.

Visitation: after 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Memorial gifts: Troy City Cemetery. ORLEANS Cora Austin, 77, died Thursday at Orange County Hospital in Paoli.

She was the former Cora Lashbrook, a native of Washington, a Methodist and a member of Wesley Union Home Economics Club. Survivors: her husband, the Rev. Ralph Austin; two sons, Larry Austin of Evansville and Marlin Austin of Speedway; a daughter, Sue Ann Dearing of Greenwood; three sisters, Lora Trosper of Florida, Doris Harbstriet of Cameron, and Bessie Boekankamp of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday, OchsTetrick Funeral Home.

Burial: Sugarland Memory Garden, Washington. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. Friday. SALEM. Coy D.

Wingfield, 82, formerly of Pekin, died Wednesday at Westview Nursing Home in Bedford. He was a native of Bowling Green, and a retired farmer. Survivors: three daughters, Barbara Sullivan of Lexington, Phyllis McClain of Louisville and Kathy Warrick of Richmond, three foster children, Rose House of Marengo, Marvin and Claude House; a sister, Harriett Penner of Smiths Grove, eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday, Weathers Funeral Home.

Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 4-9 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday. SELLERSBURG Goldie M.

Scifres, 88, died Thursday at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville. She was a native of Borden and a member of Speed Memorial Church. Survivors: a son, Glenn L. Scifres of Jeffersonville; a daughter, Phyllis J. Travis of Jeffersonville; five grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, Garr Funeral Home. Burial: Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation: noon-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.

Friday. Memorial gifts: the church. VEVAY Willard H. Bosaw, 88, died Wednesday at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison. He was a retired elementary teacher for the Switzerland County School a farmer; and member of the National, Indiana, Switzerland and Ohio County Retired Teacher Associations, Knights of Pythias and Odd Fellows Lodge.

Survivors: his wife, the former Lillian Heitz. Funeral: 11 a.m. EST Saturday, Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church. Burial: Vevay Cemetery. Visitation: Haskell Morrison Funeral Home, 5-8 p.m.

Friday. Memorial gifts: American Heart Association. VEVAY Paul Dean "Chocky" Lockwood, 52, died Wednesday at his home. He was a native of Milan, a truck driver for the Harold Hayes Trucking a farmer; a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War; and a member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, both in Vevay, Aurora Moose Lodge and the National Rifle Association. Survivors: several cousins.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday, Haskell Morrison Funeral Home. Burial: New Liberty Cemetery, East Enterprise. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Saturday and after 8 a.m.

Sunday. Memorial gifts: New Liberty Cemetery Inc. SHOP 3 STORES GET $10 TO SHOP MORE autobiography, "Going My Own which claimed Bing Crosby abused him and his three brothers. Born June 25, 1933, Crosby was perhaps best known to TV audiences. He made his deBenny Show" in 1955, played Eddie on "The Bill Dana Show" from 1963 to 1964 and was officer Ed Wells on "Adam 12" from 1968 to 1975.

He is survived by a son. Avenue while a group of people apparently were having a water fight. Police found a pot that they believed was used by one of the participants to dump water on Wrighthouse's lap while he sat in his car. Wrighthouse apparently drove a few feet into the street when the group threw a plate and other objects at his car. Fleeman said Wrighthouse yelled at the group after the plate hit his car, but he still doesn't know the motive behind the beating.

Fleeman said Wrighthouse apparently got out of the car when the group approached it and then was beaten. A stereo and a money clip were missing from his car. Anyone with information about the beating can call the Jeffersonville police at 285-6535. Friday Thru Sunday August 25, 26, and 27 1983 PHOTO Crosby but on "The Jack Shop any 3 stores in the mall. Spend a total of $100 or more.

Take your receipts to the mall's special redemption center. Receive your free $10 gift certificate. Jefferson Mall One mile east of 1-65 on Outer Loop Louisville, KY (502) 968-4101 One gift certificate regardless of receipt amount redeemed. Excluding Lazarus receipts. Quantities limited.

Offer may end without notice. See mall for details 1995 The Richard E. Jacobs Group.

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