APPEARANCES:March 11, 2023: I presented via Zoom to the Gilroy Chapter of the California Daughters of the American Revolution regarding my new book "Bighorn Visions, the Photography of Jessamine Spear Johnson."
January, 15, 2022: I spoke via Zoom to the Weston County Historical Society in Newcastle, Wyoming introducing them to Jessamine Spear Johnson, An Early Photographic Artist of Wyoming and Montana.
October 10, 2021: Presentation for the Newcastle, Wyoming, Weston County Wyoming Historical Society on Zoom. Topic: Discovering Jessamine Spear Johnson, A Photographic Artist of Montana and Wyoming.
The mission of the CBHMA, organized in 1953, is to provide a mechanism for the study of the
Battle of the Little Bighorn, the people involved on both sides, the times, and the Plains Indian Wars in general. The association meets each June in Hardin, Montana. Visit their website at https://custerbattlefield.org/
Art or Just Snapshots? Using the photos of Tempe's grandmother,
Jessamine Spear Johnson, a noted photographer from 1910 through the
1950s in Montana and Wyoming, Patty Cogen (class of 1970) and Tempe
Javitz (class of 1971) explore and explain what makes great art photography.