Very rare images of Norma Jeane with her friend Bette Westcott, 1940/1941.
When Mr East Wind shouts over head, then all the leaves turn yellow and red.
Down in the meadow corn stocks are high, pumpkins are ripe and ready for pie.
With her flawless complexion, large blue/grey eyes, and dazzling smile, Norma Jeane embodied the wholesome girl next door. Conover soon recommended her to other photographers, and they in turn suggested she try her luck at the city’s top modelling agency.
26 June 1945 - Marilyn Monroe photographed by David Conover, after discovering her on the assembly lines where he was photographing women at work.