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[Lou Dematteis photographs of farmworkers in California and Mexico].
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Title:

[Lou Dematteis photographs of farmworkers in California and Mexico]

Creator/Contributor:

Dematteis, Lou, creator, photographer.

Abstract:

Photographs documenting farmworkers in San Francisco, Modesto and Watsonville, California, and Guanajuato, Mexico. San Francisco views document demonstration by United Farm Workers at Union Square on February 22, 1975. Modesto views document a U.F.W. march and rally held on March 1, 1975. Watsonville views depict agricultural laborers, chiefly at work in strawberry and lettuce fields, in 1993. Guanajuato views depict farm workers of El Bajio Valley, taken in 1993 prior to the establishment of U.S. Congress passing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Among the identified individuals depicted in the collection are Cesar Chavez and Joan Baez.

Date:

1975 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-mx---
Agricultural laborers -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Agricultural laborers -- California -- Modesto -- Photographs
Agricultural laborers -- California -- Watsonville -- Photographs
Agricultural laborers -- Mexico -- Guanajuato -- Photographs
Demonstrations -- California -- Photographs
Agricultural laborers
Demonstrations
Union Square (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs
California
California -- Modesto
California -- San Francisco
California -- San Francisco -- Union Square
California -- Watsonville
Mexico -- Guanajuato
United Farm Workers -- Photographs
United Farm Workers.

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographer's signature in pen on back of each print.
Accompanied by photographer's list of captions, filed in separate folder.
Purchase from Lou Dematteis ; 2022.
Lou Dematteis photographs of farmworkers in California and Mexico, BANC PIC 2022.124, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

graphic
Photographs.
Digital prints.

Physical Description:

photoprint
60 photographs in 4 folders : color digital prints ; sheets 28 x 36 cm
1 thumb drive

Language:

English

Origin:

California