As a young professor in the 1960s, Lois Banner was moved by history. She had no idea at the time that she would play such a vital part in it.
With ambitions to push forward the nascent field of women’s history, she… more>
Marilyn Monroe’s biographers haven’t always been kind. Since she was found dead in her Brentwood, Calif., home on Aug. 5, a half-century ago, she’s been portrayed anywhere from bimbo and victim to tempestuous… more>
Leaving Los Angeles and driving through a string of towns in 2007, Lois Banner arrived at an unassuming house nestled in a quiet neighborhood of Rowland Heights. There she met photographer Mark Anderson.
Anderson had come… more>