Emmet wins NPPA's Canon Photo Essayist Award 1987

In 1987, Emmet won the coveted Canon Photo Essayist Award in the NPPA (National Press Photographers Association) sponsored Pictures of the Year Awards for his published book, Fruit Tramps: A Family of Migrant Workers. He was also nominated for a Pulitzer. Herman LeRoy Emmet's award-winning photographs have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and are represented in the MOMA's permanent collection.