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GNIS Approximate geocoding 13 Dabirma (Birma) Still was born March 20, 1875, in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. She became known as the"First Lady of Photography" and was the most prominent woman photographers in California in the early 20th century. Still married La Panza rancher John McLean in 1904 and the couple moved to Petaluma, Calif. Iin 1908. While her husband worked as a certified public accountant for the cities of Petaluma and Santa Rosa, she continued work as a photographer, with a special interest in public buildings and local scenes of interest. She also produced many real-photo postcards and portraits for local residents. The couple returned to La Panza in 1920, where they lived for the rest of their lives. Birma McLean died in 1968 Title supplied by cataloger. Photographer: Dabirma Still MacLean. Sonoma County Advertising Grant (2007-2008) Grant provided to the Sonoma County Library through the Sonoma County Advertising Program High resolution master image (600ppi) Black Is Zero Recogniform Image Library