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[Nancy McGirr photographs documenting Honduras during regional conflict]


McGirr, Nancy, creator, photographer.


Journalistic photographs documenting various aspects of political unrest and conflict in Honduras and the neighboring region in the 1980s. Specific subjects include soldiers and bases of the Contras, the United States-backed counterrevolutionary group which aimed to overthrow the Sandinista government of Nicaragua; refugee camps of Salvadorans and Nicaraguans fleeing conflict in their countries; indigenous Miskito peoples and other inhabitants of the region; U.S. soldiers and military bases; sex workers of Comayagua, a town near a U.S. military base; street demonstrations protesting war and U.S. intervention; and various politicians and activists associated with the region, including Honduran President Robert Suazo Córdova; U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte; General Gustavo Álvarez Martinez; Air Force Commander Walter López; President José Azcona del Hoyo; U.S. statesman Henry Kissinger; and human rights advocate Zenaida Velásquez Rodriguez.


1983 (issued)


Counterrevolutionaries -- Honduras -- Photographs
Refugees -- Honduras -- Photographs
Prostitutes -- Honduras -- Photographs
Soldiers -- Honduras -- Photographs
Photojournalism -- Specimens
Contre-révolutionnaires -- Honduras -- Photographies
Réfugiés -- Honduras -- Photographies
Prostituées -- Honduras -- Photographies
Photographie de presse -- Spécimens
Honduras -- Photographs
Honduras -- History -- 1982-
Nicaragua -- History -- Revolution, 1979
United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America
Honduras -- Histoire -- 1982-
Nicaragua -- Histoire -- 1979 (Révolution)
États-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- Amérique latine


Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed by Nancy McGirr.
Photographer's descriptive captions, in English, available in item list.
Purchase from Nancy McGirr ; 2023.
Item list available in library.
Nancy McGirr photographs documenting Honduras during regional conflict, BANC PIC 2024.033, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.


Digital prints.

Physical Description:

85 photographs in 1 box : black & white and color digital prints ; sheets 30 x 42 cm
1 thumb drive