Tag Archives: El Salvador

Marching (“to demand equality for all humans”)

Michael Rougier, Women in Budapest march in honor of men who died fighting communists, 1956 (1906.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Bruce Davidson, [At the end of the march, crowds gather outside of the Alabama State … Continue reading

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Voting

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [Line of South Korean farmers walking to village office to vote for country’s President and Vice President in first vote held in battle torn republic], 1952 (1722.2005) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [South Korean farmers waiting to vote for … Continue reading

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Voting

James Nachtwey, Voting lines, San Salvador, March 1982 (425.2005) Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Lines of people waiting to vote in the presidential election, Mexico City], July 7, 1940 (2857.1992) Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [Line of South Korean farmers walking to village office … Continue reading

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“This is Coffee!”

Kenneth Silverman, Coffee drying farm, Los Ateos, El Salvador, 1980-1982 (369.2005) Cornell Capa, [Carlos Manuel Pellecer speaks to coffee workers, Puerto Barrios, Guatemala], 1953 (L.2008.8) William Vandivert, A Russian kid in the Displaced Person Camp gets down to some molasses … Continue reading

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A Look Back on the Salvadoran Civil War

Harry Mattison, Neighborhood known as “La Fosa” (The Grave), San Salvador, February 1980 Now nearly thirty years after the commencement of the Salvadoran Civil War and more than a year since the election of Mauricio Funes (the first member of … Continue reading

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Female Photographers Take on the World

Susan Meiselas, Wedding reception in the countryside, Santiago Nonualco, 1983 Susan Meiselas, Funeral procession for Arlen Siu, assassinated student leader, Jinotepe, Nicaragua, 1978 Shirin Neshat, Passage Series, 2001 The works of both the American photographer Susan Meiselas and the Iranian-born, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Christian Poveda, Photographer and Filmmaker

Christian Poveda, Fabricating explosives in “liberated zone,” Usulatán, October 1981 French-Spanish photographer and filmmaker Christian Poveda was killed in El Salvador, on September 2, 2009. Since the 1990s, Poveda had been documenting Salvadoran gang culture. His most recent film, La … Continue reading

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