The Official Site of

   Emil Edgren

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Emil Edgren’s artistic career began long ago,

and officially started when he received a large

scholarship from the California School of Fine

Arts, which stimulated his career. 

He was a photojournalist documenting the events

of World War II, and was a member of the US Army

Pictorial Service for 4 1/2 years. 

He was a contracted photojournalist for

International News Photos, the Associated Press,

and the United Press International.

The San Francisco Call Bulletin, San Francisco

Examiner, and the San Jose Mercury News were

some of the news organizations that contracted

him for his photojournalism services. 


His Work 

Celebrating after the liberation of Paris.

Emil in his Official Photographer Uniform.

This site was designed and is maintained by Renee Edgren


For inquiries please email

        All photographs on this web site © Emil Edgren

St. Paul covered with soot from the fires following the blitz bombing.

C47 carrying Glider with 82nd airborne troops on board on their way to help at the Battle of the Bulge.

Emil and Lucille on their 70th wedding anniversary.