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[Close-up of protester and sign]

Description: Close-up photograph of a male immigration protester and a protest sign. According to the Dallas Police Department, at least 100,000 people marched in the most well-attended civil movement in the history of Dallas. The protesters demanded the legalization of Hispanic undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about twelve million in the United States. The so-called "mega march" was carried out to demand immigrant amnesty as members of the U.S. Congress debated immigration reform.
Date: April 9, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of side of lemonade container]

Description: More than 100 persons from Dallas contributed to the Mexican state of Colima to be entered in the next Guinness book of world records for having created the world's largest lemonade at 3500 liters. 20,000 lemons, or one ton, from the valleys of Colima along with 3750 liters of water and 56 liters of syrup beat out the previous record holder of 2500 liters that was created in Victoria, Australia in 1996.
Date: August 6, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of t-shirt and protest sign]

Description: This photo is the close-up view of the back of a t-shirt and a protester wearing a printed sign during a protest in front of a site where Hispanic day laborers gather. Similar events were carried out in 17 cities of the United States as part of the national day of protest called "Stop the Invasion," alluding to the immigrants who enter this country illegally.
Date: January 7, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of Victor Marroquin]

Description: Victor Marroquin, President of the Salvadorian Committee of Dallas-Fort Worth.
Date: December 28, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of woman]

Description: A woman is shown during a protest in front of a site where Hispanic day laborers gather. Similar events were carried out in 17 cities of the United States as part of the national day of protest called "Stop the Invasion," alluding to the immigrants who enter this country illegally.
Date: January 7, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of woman and young man]

Description: Cynthia Canepa and Luis Alberto Ponce had to leave Biloxi, the resort town where they lived in the state of Mississippi due to the ravages caused by Hurricane Katrina last year. They arrived without knowing anybody, until they called the Peruvian Association of Dallas-Fort Worth.
Date: April 4, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of woman with large gold earring]

Description: More than 100 persons from Dallas contributed to the Mexican state of Colima to be entered in the next Guinness book of world records for having created the world's largest lemonade at 3500 liters. 20,000 lemons, or one ton, from the valleys of Colima along with 3750 liters of water and 56 liters of syrup beat out the previous record holder of 2500 liters that was created in Victoria, Australia in 1996.
Date: August 6, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of woman with protest sign in background]

Description: A woman's face is visible with an unreadable sign in the background during a protest in front of a site where Hispanic day laborers gather. Similar events were carried out in 17 cities of the United States as part of the national day of protest called "Stop the Invasion," alluding to the immigrants who enter this country illegally.
Date: January 7, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Congregation in the pews]

Description: The congregation of a Catholic Church is seen in the pews.
Date: January 28, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections