All Aboard

A Myrtle Avenue “El” Train conductor looks out as the train arrives at the station. One of the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train series.

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First Female Justices

The first two female Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, seated in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol Building, March 28, 2001, surrounded by statues of men. The two Justices were preparing to address a meeting of the Congressional Women’s Caucus.

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RBG in her Chambers

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her chambers at the Supreme Court on August 7, 2002. Ginsburg is the second woman to be appointed to the High Court.

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Departing

As the train pulls into a station, it passes houses with the x-ed out windows indicating anticipated demolishment. One of the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train series.

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RBG

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in her chambers at the Supreme Court on August 7, 2002. Ginsburg was the second woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

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Buffalo Boys

Even with heavy fighting nearby, two young Cambodian boys tend their water buffalo, December 4, 1971. This is one of the photos from David Hume Kennerly’s portfolio that won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Feature Photography.

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Buffalo Boys

Even with a battle raging nearby, these two boys are all smiles while tending their water buffalo, December 4, 1971. This is one of the photos from David Hume Kennerly’s portfolio that won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Feature Photography.

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Brooklyn Kids

The Girl with the Cap Gun and ‘Tude “One of the true joys of having the time to go back through my archives at a more leisurely pace is uncovering the occasional gem that had been hiding away, and in this case one that had been unseen for over 50 years. I took this in…

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Clinton Listens

President Bill Clinton listens with concern in the oval office in 1996 to a family member of a victim of Pan Am flight 103. The plane was on a flight from London’s Heathrow Airport to JFK in New York when it exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, the target of a Libyan-sponsored terrorist attack, on December 21,…

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Cold Stare

Two women share a bench on the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train. One of the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train series.

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President Ford’s casket, U.S. Capitol

President Gerald R. Ford lies in State inside the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, December 31, 2006, less than a week after his death on December 26 at his home in Rancho Mirage, California. Following a state funeral at the National Cathedral, he was interred at his Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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My Pulitzer Moment

Portfolio insert “My Pulitzer Moment.” This essay describes Kennerly’s personal recollections of events surrounding his receipt of this honor and the challenges he faced to create this portfolio.

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Five Presidents

President George H.W. Bush and Former Presidents Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford, and Richard Nixon at the Reagan Library dedication in Simi Valley, California, November 4, 1991. Kennerly made a calculated choice to position himself to the side of the presidents at the dedication ceremony instead of in front where most of the…

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Five Presidents, Oval Office

Former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter in the Oval Office at the White House, January 7, 2009.

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Waiting

A man seen in profile as he waits for the train. One of the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train series.

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First Lady Wincing

First Lady Hillary Clinton winced as the Secretary of Education recounted how he beat President Clinton at a game of Hearts on Air Force One. Taken in the White House Roosevelt Room, January 29, 1998. Mrs. Clinton inscribed a print of this photo to Kennerly, “Dear David, you caught me thinking about you.”

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Pulling In

Passengers wait for the train to pull into the station. One of the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train series.

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Metropolitan Avenue

The final eastern most stop of the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train was Metropolitan Avenue. One of the Myrtle Avenue “El” Train series.

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Hawaii Volcano

A helicopter is dwarfed by the active Pu’u’ ‘O’o vent of the Kilauea volcano on December 31, 2000. This image appeared in Kennerly’s 2002 book, Photo du Jour. “I decided to create a visual diary of the first year of the twenty-first century … It was a simple concept. One Camera. One lens. One year.…

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Inauguration Parade

First Lady Michelle Obama, President Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden review the Inaugural parade in front of the White House on January 20, 2009.

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