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Photo, Print, Drawing Photographs of people and sites in Mexico and Family of miners series photographs

About this Item

Title

  • Photographs of people and sites in Mexico and Family of miners series photographs

Summary

  • Photographs document people and sites in Mexico. The bulk, taken in the 1950s, include locations in Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, and the Yucatan. The remainder, taken in 1988, document Mexican miners in Guanajuato, Hildago, and Zacatecas states. Coverage of photographs from the 1950's is broad. Images show workers, the surrounding landscape, street scenes, social activities (fiestas, outdoor markets, processions), and Mayan ruins in Palenque, Uxmal, and Chichén Itzá. Work activities, including tile making, stone cutting, sisal processing, pottery making, weaving, and boat building or repair, are also included. Photographs from 1988 (part of Rogovin's Family of miners series) show miners preparing for work, in the mine, in some social settings after work, and at home with their families. Home interiors include shrines, icons, candles, and other personal belongings.

Names

  • Rogovin, Milton, 1909-2011, photographer

Created / Published

  • ca. 1953-1988, bulk ca. 1953-1956.

Headings

  • -  Campeche (Mexico : State)--1950-1960
  • -  Oaxaca (Mexico : State)--1950-1960
  • -  Chiapas (Mexico)--1950-1960
  • -  Yucatán (Mexico : State)--1950-1960
  • -  Working class--Mexico--1950-1990
  • -  Miners--Mexico--1980-1990
  • -  Handicraft--Mexico--1950-1960
  • -  Markets--Mexico--1950-1960
  • -  Archaeological sites--Mexico--1950-1960
  • -  Cities & towns--Mexico--1950-1960

Headings

  • Contact sheets--1950-1990.
  • Film negatives--1950-1990.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1950-1990.
  • Group portraits--1950-1990.
  • Portrait photographs--1950-1990.

Genre

  • Portrait photographs--1950-1990
  • Group portraits--1950-1990
  • Contact sheets--1950-1990
  • Gelatin silver prints--1950-1990
  • Film negatives--1950-1990

Notes

  • -  Arrangement: The LOT has two sections. LOT 13538-1 is select photographs printed by Rogovin. LOT 13538-2 is contact sheets showing all the negative frames.
  • -  Corresponding negatives in series: LC-RG15-P.
  • -  LOT title derived from photographer's filing series.
  • -  Contact sheets bear caption information transcribed from original negative sleeves. Photocopies of Rogovin's log are in the LOT for further caption information.
  • -  Forms part of: Milton Rogovin photograph collection.
  • -  Gift; Milton Rogovin; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:085).

Medium

  • 62 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
  • ca. 180 contact sheets : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
  • ca. 2,160 negatives : b&w ; 2.25 x 2.25 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 13538 (H) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Rogovin, Milton, 1909- Milton Rogovin photograph collection

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004667072

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Chicago citation style:

Rogovin, Milton, photographer. Photographs of people and sites in Mexico and Family of miners series photographs. Oaxaca Yucatán Chiapas Mexico Campeche, ca. 1953. to 1988, Bulk to 1956. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004667072/.

APA citation style:

Rogovin, M., photographer. (ca. 1953) Photographs of people and sites in Mexico and Family of miners series photographs. Oaxaca Yucatán Chiapas Mexico Campeche, ca. 1953. to 1988, Bulk to 1956. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004667072/.

MLA citation style:

Rogovin, Milton, photographer. Photographs of people and sites in Mexico and Family of miners series photographs. to 1988, Bulk to 1956. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004667072/>.