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[Conference in Los Angeles]

Description: Photograph of three rows of people at the Open Dialogue Association of American Cultures in Los Angeles, California. The people in the first row are kneeling or sitting on the floor, the second row are sitting in chairs and the third row are standing.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph

[Man in Mask Sitting in a Car]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in a white car with a mask. The mask is sticking out of the car and partially covering the man's face. The mask has a white face with black markings, large blue feathers fanning out at the top and a few feathers coming out of the chin like a beard.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Planning for Día de los Muertos]

Description: Photograph of three men and one woman gathered around a round table with papers and notebooks scattered on the surface. There is one man is sitting away from the table with a book in his lap.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Preparing for Día de los Muertos]

Description: Photograph of people sitting around a table with notebooks and paper in front of them. There is one woman standing and looking over someone's shoulder. They appear to be developing plans and preparing the Día de los Muertos event.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Costumed People Posing]

Description: Photograph of ten people in costumes and masks made to look like sugar skulls posing for the camera. There is one person in the front lying on their side. A few people in the back are not looking to the camera.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Pamphlet: Mexic-Arte Día de los Muertos]

Description: Pamphlet of a schedule of events that Mexic-Arte Museum was hosting. The images on the pamphlet are Day of the Dead themed. There are also pictures of past events included along the bottom edge. There is also a history of the Day of the Dead holiday included.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Man and Woman in Día de los Muertos Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a man and a woman in vintage style clothing posing in front of the gates to a cemetery. The man on the left has a gray suit, gold wallet chain and a white hat. The woman has a black dress, a pearl necklace and a black head piece. Both have their faces painted like sugar skulls.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Day of the Dead Celebrations]

Description: Photograph of a group of people accompanied by a person in a white mask and hood. The people are laughing in response to the person in costume. In the background, there are a lot of people walking around.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Standing on the Hood of a Car]

Description: Photograph of a man with his face painted as a sugar skull standing on the hood of fancifully painted car. There is a woman sitting on the same hood. There is also a man in the background with his face painted like a sugar skull and a skeleton cut out hanging from the collar of his shirt.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Two People in Day of the Dead Costumes]

Description: Photograph of two girls in Day of the Dead dresses. The girl on the right is in a multicolored dress. She has a red shawl over her shoulders, a white top and the bell of her dress is green with a large pattern. She also has a sombrero on and her face is painted as a sugar skull. The girl on the left is wearing a white dress, mask and veil. In the background, there are artworks hanging on the wall.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Women in the Arts Warehouse Building]

Description: Photograph of five middle-aged to older women attending a teachers' workshop in the Arts Warehouse building. One woman on the far right is instructing the rest of women. There is a table in front of them that is covered in paper and craft supplies.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Young Girl Looking Up at Piñatas]

Description: Photograph of a young girl in a short red shirt that shows her stomach and a blue skirt. She has her hands joined above her head and is stretching towards piñatas that are hanging up. She is standing up on her tip toes.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph

[Artwork Hanging on a Wall]

Description: Photograph of artworks hanging on a wall at the Mexic-Arte Museum. There are four full pieces in the picture and one on the far right that is cut off. The pieces all feature Hispanic females.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
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[People Attending Art Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of people looking at artworks hanging on the wall. There are temporary walls set up to make room for more paintings. There is a large sculpture in the room set up on the floor.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Two People in Costume and Sugar Skull Make Up]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in vintage-style clothing. The man is on the left and the woman on the right. She is wearing a black dress, a pearl necklace and a black head piece. He is wearing a grey suit, gold wallet chains, and a white hat. Both have their faces painted to look like sugar skulls. They are posing in front of a cemetery.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph

[Empty Art Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of the interior of an art gallery. The photograph was taken down the middle of the aisle between walls. There are sculptures scattered in the room and artworks hanging on the wall.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Adan Hernandez in a Room of People]

Description: Photograph of a room with chairs in a row with numerous amounts of people. Among this crowd is artist Adan Hernandez. There is art hanging on the walls and most of the people are either in the aisle between the chairs or in the far corner of the room.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Sculpture by Jose Luis]

Description: Photograph of a sculpture by Jose Luis that is set up for an art exhibition. Artworks can be seen in the background hanging on the wall. The sculpture appears to be an abstract interpretation of the human body. A face can clearly be seen on the top of the piece.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Invitation Pamphlet to Art Exhibit]

Description: Pamphlet of three different invitations, two to art exhibits and one to a fundraiser. There are dashed lines in between the invitations as if they are meant to be cut apart.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Pamphlet

[People in Día de los Muertos Themed Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a male and female model in Day of the Dead themed costumes. The woman is on the left and is in a black lace gown with a white flower in her hair and her face made to look like a sugar skull. She is also holding a small fake skull in her hand in front of the man. He is wearing a traditional Mexican outfit and a large black sombrero.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Two People Standing Through a Limousine Roof]

Description: Photograph of two people standing up in a limousine so that their torsos are sticking out of the sunroof. The woman on the right is wearing a light colored dress and hat and she has her face painted as a sugar skull. The man on her right has a skull mask on.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph