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Washington Jewish Week: Earl Dotter Stays Focused

» Posted by on Aug 18, 2022

The singular focus of Earl Dotter

By Lisa Traiger
August 18, 2022. 21 AV 5782. Vol 58 No. 33

Sixty years ago, at age 19, Earl Dotter moved to California with the goal of becoming a state resident for the then-free college tuition. During his two-year waiting period, he worked at the Gallo Winery Glass Bottle Plant, “inspecting bottle samples for flaws as they emerged from their red-hot molds,” as Dotter, a longtime Silver Spring resident, has written. By 21, enrolled in San Jose State College’s graphic design program, he bought himself a Rolleiflex camera and started photographing as much as he could in the San Francisco Bay area. Read More