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Name:IraAge:47Date photographed:February 12, 2007City of birth:Baltimore, MDEthnic heritage:JewishOccupation:Journalism; Host of radiio NPR talk show This American LifeSomething you have always wanted to do:I'm kind of doing what I want to doMost life-changing event that has happened to you:Starting a radio showWhat would  people be surprised to learn about you:In person: sorta boringWhat would your dream job be:My job, but only 40 hours a week

Name: 

Ira 

Age: 

47 

Date photographed: 

February 12, 2007 

City of birth: 

Baltimore, MD 

Ethnic heritage: 

Jewish 

Occupation: 

Journalism; Host of radiio NPR talk show This American Life 

Something you have always wanted to do: 

I'm kind of doing what I want to do 

Most life-changing event that has happened to you: 

Starting a radio show 

What would people be surprised to learn about you: 

In person: sorta boring 

What would your dream job be: 

My job, but only 40 hours a week 

What is the objective of the project? 

The American People Project is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating the largest collection of photographic portraits taken during any period in history.  

What are you going to do with the images when the project is finished? 

We plan to donate the entire collection of images to a national museum or archival library along with a State Museum in each of the fifty states, so the collection is accessable to the public. 

How many people have you photographed so far? 

To date we have photographed thousands of people from 45 states. 

What is the largest size prints you will make? 

At present the largest size print we will be making is 60x90 inches. 

Who can participate in the project? 

Anyone living in the United States. 

I am an organization or company - will you photograph my employees or members? 

Yes, depending on our travel schedule and your location. 

Does it cost to particpate in the project? 

No. The project is free to anyone who wishes to participate. 

What do I get if I particpate in the project? 

You will receive a digital image of your photograph to download and print. 

What if I or someone I know wants to participate in the project? 

Conatact us at: info@americanpeopleproject.org