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Photographing farmworkers in California

The work of nearly every photographer of consequence since the nineteenth century is captured in this collection of photographs of California farmworkers, raising moral questions about the exploitation and colonization of an entire class of people
Print Book, English, 2004
Stanford University Press, Stanford, Calif., 2004
illustrated books
xxvii, 329 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 27 cm
9780804740920, 0804740925
From sketch artists to lensmen
From dry plates to halftones
Postcards, riots, citrus, and Mexicans
Documentary origins
Paul Taylor and Dorothea Lange
Government photographer, American icon, and blood on the lettuce
Facts behind fiction and food for victory
The decline and fall of documentary photography
Harvest of shame
The Delano grape strike and boycott
The struggle to organize farmworkers
Violence, art, and justice
Funerals, pesticides, and undocumented workers