Gao house press

an independent book imprint

founded in Iowa City, Iowa

This series highlights a few selections from the book Juxtapositions: Images from the Newseum Ted Polumbaum photo collection and offers additional background – more than fits into a caption – about the genesis of the photographs. Some of these stories are peculiar indeed!

On the shoulders

of giants:

the stories behind the pictures

The young photographer Ted Polumbaum

with daughter Judy, around age 3.