Herman LeRoy Emmet


Member of American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
National Press Photographers Association
Pictures of the Year Cannon Photo Essayist Prize, 1988
Winner of American Photography 6 juried book competition, 1990
Pulitzer Prize nomination, 1990, for Fruit Tramps: A Family of Migrant Farmworkers


Fruit Tramps: A Family of Migrant Farmworkers, University of New Mexico Press 1989.

Contributor to books, including An Introduction to American Art up to 1900, Abrams, 1973
Unexpected Faces in Ancient America by Alexander von Wuthenau, Crown Publishers, 1975
Extended Realism, 1976 and Nouveaux Copains, Harcourt, 1989.
Contributor ot periodicals, including Life, Geo, Southern Exposure, Manifest Destiny,
Esquire, New York Times and Village Voice.

Books To Which Mr. Emmet Has Contributed Photography

Extended Realism, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1976, LCCCN 75-37333
Unexpected Faces in Ancient America, Alexander von Wuthenau, 1975, Crown Publishers, New York
ISBN 0-517-51657-8. An Introduction to American Art Up to 1900, Harry Abrams, Pub., 1973

Work in Progress

A magazine story on education; a photo depiction of life in the Hamptons area of Long Island,
New York; a photo documentary of a nomadic tribe in Africa.


"Relative Truths," group show, Guild Hall, East Hampton NY Oct'92
"Testimonies," group show, Curatorial Assistance, Los Angeles CA, National tour 1992-94
"Observances," Fruit Tramps and Family Wanderings, two-man show, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore MD Jun'91
"Testimonies," Houston Photo Fest, Houston TX Feb'90
Fruit Tramps Book Promotion/Exhibit, International Center of Photography, New York NY Oct'89
"The Other Side of the Dream," group show, The Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter NH Mar'88
"Manifest Destiny," group show, The Light Factory, Charlotte NC Oct'87 (2 year national tour)
"Mothers and Daughters," group show, The Burden Gallery, Aperture Inc., ]New York NY May'87 (3 year national tour)
"Recent Acquistions," group show, Edward Steichen gallery, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Sept'84 to Sept'85
Fruit Tramps solo show, The Carlson Gallery Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities center, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CT Oct'85
Fruit Tramps solo show, Scovilee Memorial Gallery, Salisbury CT Sept'84
Fruit Tramps solo show, La Luciernaga Gallery, San Miguel de Allende MX Nov'83


Museum of Modern Art NY
Family of Man Fund, Permanent Collection Marshall and Jill Rose (President of International Center of Photography), New York NY
Nikko Elmaleh, New York