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David Hume Kennerly Has Photographed 10 Presidents, and Now UA Has Acquired His Archive

By October 14, 2019 October 17th, 2019 Current News, Member Spotlight
Photo of Former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter by David Hume Kennerly

Image © David Hume Kennerly

Editor’s Note: David Hume Kennerly is an ASMP Professional Member.

Cross-posted from AZCentral
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The archives of a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist will join the University of Arizona’s collections, the university announced.

The images and artifacts of David Hume Kennerly, 72, who has photographed 10 U.S. presidents and leaders from around the world, will be part of the university’s Center for Creative Photography in Tucson.

In total, Kennerly’s archive includes nearly 1 million “images, prints, objects, memorabilia, correspondence and documents,” the university said in a press release. The archive includes Kennerly’s iconic portraits and his helmet and cameras used while photographing the Vietnam War.

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