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The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame is located at #8 Second Street in Washington, Missouri. The year 2005 marked the inaugural class in the Hall that was developed by Bill Miller, Sr. That idea became a reality on Oct. 20, 2005, at the Hall of Fame's home in a building constructed in the mid-1800s near Miller's newspaper, the Washington Missourian. Initially, the Hall was open with a volunteer staff from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Cliff Schiappa of The Associated Press (retired), and David Rees of the Missouri School of Journalism were co-chairs of the inductee selection committee. Also in attendance were Doug Crews, executive director of Missouri Press Hall of Fame inducteesAssociation, Gov. Matt Blunt, who gave opening remarks and presented the inductee plaques; University of Missouri President Dr. Elson S. Floyd and School of Journalism Dean R. Dean Mills, both of whom spoke briefly. A number of state legislators and officials, local Washington officials and civic leaders, and newspaper people from around the state also attended the induction program. John Spaar, president of the Missouri Press Association, Odessa, and Tom Miller, president of the Missouri Press Foundation, Washington, attended. 
   
For pictures and bios of the inductees click on their name.

2005
--Bob Briggs
--Cliff and Vi Edom
--Betty Love
--Angus McDougall
--Charles Stacey
--Arthur Witman
--Jack Zehrt

2006
--Duane Dailey
--Keith F. Davis
--Gerald R. Massie
--Keith McMillan
--James L. Miller, Sr.
--Joseph H. "Jack" Wally

2007
--W. E. "Bill" Garrett
--Jack Hackethorn
--Wes Lyle
--Joe Wood

2008
--Townsend Godsey
--Bill Hankins
--Tim Janicke
--Belle Johnson
--Fred Waters
--Curtis Winchester

2009
--Bill Eppridge
--James A. Finley
--Ival Lawhon, Jr.

2010
--Scott Dine
--Bob Foos
--Roy Inman
--Tim Jaynes

2011
--Alan Berner
--J.B. (James) Forbes
--Cliff Schiappa

2012
--Lee Battaglia
--Wiley Price
--Jean Shifrin

 2013
--Bob Linder
--Geri Migielicz
--Jim Miller Jr.

 

Do you know a great photojournalist with a connection to Missouri who should be recognized for his or her work?

A Photojournalism Hall of Fame nomination form can be downloaded here. Nominations must be in by April 30.

 

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