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J. B. Jackson

Jackson at a landscape architecture event at Wurster Hall, Berkeley, CA, 1980.

Paul Groth Collection, Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections, UNM.

J. B. (John Brinckerhoff) Jackson, (September 25, 1909 – August 28, 1996) was a writer, publisher, instructor, and sketch artist in landscape design.  He is considered one of the great American writers who shaped and influenced landscape and vernacular landscape in particular.