Special Section Chicano Movement

Photo Collections

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Click on the thumb-nailed photographs below to see larger versions. They are arranged according to collections. We are grateful to the following for permission to present these images:

Oscar Rosales Castañeda Collection: Seattle Murals
Jesus Rodriguez Collection: Photos from 1972-1975
Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies Collection

MEChA de UW Collection: WTO demonstrations November 1999
Oscar Rosales
Castañeda Collection: Immigrant Rights Demonstrations April-May 2006

Seattle Area Murals: Oscar Rosales Castañeda Collection

“Aztlan,” by Emilio Aguayo (1971). Located at the Ethnic Cultural Center, University of Washington. Photo Eric Hamilton.

Detail from “Aztlan.”

Detail from “Aztlan.”

Plaque next to the Pablo O’Higgins Mural detailing the effort brought forth by UW MEChA and El Centro de La Raza in restoring the mural.

“The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination,” by Pablo O’Higgins (1945). Installed in Kane Hall, second floor, University of Washington.

Detail from “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”

Detail from “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”

Detail from “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”

Detail from “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”

Detail from “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”

Detail from “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”

Detail from “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”

“Work is Progress,” unknown. Located outside the offices of CASA Latina social service agency’s offices, Belltown neighborhood in downtown Seattle.

“Viva La Raza,” by UW students in a class led by Marylou Gomez and supervised by Prof. Luis Ramirez. More than a year (1997-98) was spent in planning and painting this mural at the Ethnic Cultural Center, University of Washington

‘Death, Cause & Strike, Struggle, Opression, Liberty,’ detail from “Viva La Raza”

Detail from “Viva La Raza”

Detail from “Viva La Raza”

“Someday The Sun Will Shine and Tell a Different Story,” by Ricardo J. Compean (1996). On loan to the Ethnic Cultural Center from Dr. Nancy “Rusty” B

“La Calavera,” by Esteban Villa (1973). Located at El Centro de La Raza, Seattle.

“Untitled.” Located at El Centro de La Raza, Seattle.

“Explosion of Chicano Creativity,” by Daniel Desiga (1972). Located at El Centro de La Raza, Seattle

Detail from “Explosion of Chicano Creativity.”

Detail from “Explosion of Chicano Creativity.”

Detail from “Explosion of Chicano Creativity.”

Detail from “Explosion of Chicano Creativity.”

Detail from “Explosion of Chicano Creativity.”

“Untitled.” Located at El Centro de La Raza, Seattle.

Jesus Rodriguez Collection: Photos from 1972-75

MEChA members Ramon Alaniz, Roy Padron, and Antonio Cardena (c. 1972)

MEChA members Rosie Ramirez, Samuel Hernandez, Cynthia Maltos, Ernesto Luna and Janie Garza. (c. 1972)

Rita Trujillo and Janie Morales. Members of Las Chicanas and the Brown Berets. (c. 1972)

MEChA members Rosie Ramirez, Janie Garza, Cynthia Maltos, and Bency Urrutia. (c. 1972)

MEChA member Celedonio Alvarez. Boycott at Safeway store in Seattle’s University District. (c. 1974)

Sylvia Hernandez and Myrne Contreras from Granger, Washington. Members of Las Chicanas. (c. 1972)

MEChA member Norma Lemos from Granger, Washington. (c. 1973)

Ricardo Abeyta (c. 1974-1975)

Jose Garza Jr., from Royal City, Washington. Member of the Brown Berets.

Member of UW MEChA (c. 1974-1975)

Ricardo Abeyta (c. 1974-1975)

Frank Garcia, from Royal City, Washington. (c. 1974-1975)

Oscar Garza, from Brownsville, Texas. Member of Teatro Quetzalcoatl. (c. 1974-1975)

MEChA members Genoveva Morales and Teresa Cardenas (c. 1973)

Chicano students outside of Loew Hall, University of Washington. (c. 1972)

Teresa Garcia and Aurelia Bethancourt of Sunnyside, Washington. Members of Teatro Quetzalcoatl. (c. 1975)

Flaco Maldonado and Celedonio Alvarez. Members of MEChA. (c. 1973)

Harry Bridges for Labor Studies Collection

Anti-war march, early 1970s. Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies

MEChA de UW Collection: WTO demonstrations November 1999
Oscar Rosales Castañeda Collection: Immigration Rights Demonstrations April-May, 2006

UW campus march April 5, 2006

April 5

April 5

April 5

Edgar Flores and Prof. Erasmo Gamboa April 5

Oscar Rosales Castenada and Edgar Flores

April 5

April 5

National Day of Action, Seattle April 10

April 10

April 10

April 10

April 10

April 10

April 10

April 10

May 1 demonstration, Seattle

May 1

May 1

Juan Jose Bocanegra, May 1

 
 

 


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