Monroe Gallery of Photography
Monroe Gallery of Photography


Bill Eppridge: Recipient of the 2011 Lucie Award for Achievement in Photojournalism

September 30 through November 20, 2011



A sign in rear window of car in Philadelphia, Mississippi
Bill Eppridge is one of the most accomplished photojournalists of the Twentieth Century and has captured some of the most significant moments in American history. Over the last 50 years, his work has appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic, Life, and Sports Illustrated; and has been exhibited in museums throughout the world.

For the first time, this exhibition presents many of Eppridge's most important photo essays together.

Senator Robert Kennedy at a rally in
Sioux City, Iowa, 1966

Robert Kennedy, New York City

Robert F. Kennedy in front of a poster of his brother, Columbus, Ohio, 1968


Robert Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy on the
campaign plane, 1968

Presidential candidate Bobby Kennedy and his dog, Freckles, running on an Oregon beach, 1968 (cover of Life Magazine,
June 14, 1968)


Bobby Kennedy often campaigned
into the night, 1968

Bobby Kennedy in campaign
convertible, 1968

Bobby Kennedy with crowd during
the 1968 Presidential race


Bobby Kennedy campaigns
into the night, 1968

Bobby Kennedy with crowd in a
Midwest city after entering
the 1968 Presidential race

The Kennedy campaign travels through
the Watts section of Los Angeles on the last day before the primary, 1968


The Kennedy campaign travels through
the Watts section of Los Angeles
on the last day before the primary, 1968

Busboy Juan Romero tries to comfort
Presidential candidate Bobby Kennedy
after assassination attempt, June 5, 1968

Bobby Kennedy campaigns in IN during
May of 1968, with various aides and friends:
former prizefighter Tony Zale and (right of Kennedy) N.F.L. stars Lamar Lundy, Rosey Grier, and Deacon Jones


The Robert F. Kennedy funeral train
travels through Trenton, New Jersey

The Robert F. Kennedy funeral train as people stand, watch, and wave

The burned master vintage print that was used for reproduction in LIFE magazine of Senator Robert F. Kennedy Shot, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, CA,
June 5, 1968


Jackie Kennedy preparing to christen
the "Lafayette", Groton, CT, 1962

Jackie Kennedy Christens the
"Lafayette", Groton, CT, 1962

Mississippi Burning:
Funeral procession of James Chaney,
Mississippi, 1964


The Chaney family as they depart
for the burial of James Chaney,
Meridian, Mississippi, August 7, 1964

Young White children on the day
of James Chaney's Funeral,
Neshoba County, Mississippi,
August, 1964

Mrs. Chaney and young Ben, James Chaney funeral, Meridian, Mississippi, 1964


Aerial view of the dam where the bodies of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner were buried,
August 8, 1964,
near Philadelphia, Mississippi

Sheriff Rainey, outside the church, on the day of James Chaney's funeral,
Mississippi, August 7, 1964

Burial of James Chaney - his parents seated, center, August 1964



Needle Park: Karen shooting up,
New York City, 1964

Needle Park: Addicts Karen and John,
New York City, 1964

John Lennon on the train from
New York to Washington for the Beatles'
concert at Washington Coliseum,
February 11, 1964


Ringo Starr, George Harrison,
John Lennon and Paul McCartney
greet the press at the Plaza Hotel
in New York, February 1964

The Beatles arrive,
Feb. 7, 1964, New York

John Lennon at the Plaza, Feb. 7, 1964


The Beatles at the Plaza Hotel, February 7, 1964.

Beatle fans scramble for Jelly Beans, Washington Coliseum, 1964

Barbara Streisand with
empty frame, 1964


Barbara Streisand in her kitchen,
Brooklyn, NY, 1964

Barbara Streisand with Paparazzi,
Paris, 1966

Barbara Streisand
"Color Me Barbara" taping
New York, 1966


Barbra Streisand with Marlene Dietrich
and Elsa Martinelli (Wearing Chanel Suits), Chanel Fashion Show, Paris, 1966

Barbra Streisand on the Johnny
Carson Show, New York, 1963

Jonas Salk, 1963


Jonas Salk in his lab, 1963

Cesar Chavez, California, 1974

Ronald Reagan, Bob Hope, James Cagney - American Film Institute Tribute to Cagney, Los Angeles, 1974


Casey Stengel, NY Mets Manager,
New York, 1962

John Steinbeck, Nobel Prize Winner, Riverton, CT 1985

Grain Elevator, Aurora, Missouri


Fireman's Muster,
Wethersfield, CT, 1962

Man in alley,
Wilmington, DE, early 1950's

Motorcycle race, Mojave desert


Apollo 11 Roll-Out, Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 20, 1969

Stormy, Missouri, 1958

Hiking, Stars 'n Stripes, America's Cup, Freemantle, Australia, 1987


Stars 'n Stripes, America's Cup Finals, Freemantle, Australia, 1987

White Barn, New Preston, CT, 2007

Red Barn 1, with Swallow, Washington, Connecticut, July 28, 2009, 4:37 pm


Mt. St. Helen's Survivors, July, 1980

Vietnamese Child with Bamboo toy gun, Loc Dien, South Vietnam, 1965

Marine, Vietnam, 1965


Hippies

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969


Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969


Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969


Woodstock, 1969

Dead eagle, Exxon Valdez oil spill,
Alaska, 1989





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