about PaO

August 1974: Bernie Freemesser shows a selection of his photographs to locals on the front porch of the Santa Fe Saloon in Goldfield, Nevada.

Freemesser led a traveling photography workshop to the Southwestern US every summer through the 70s. He taught photography in the University of Oregon's journalism school, and later in the fine art department, from the early 60s until his untimely death in 1977.