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[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

[Girl Striking Piñata]

Description: Photograph of a young girl swinging a decorated stick at a piñata. The piñata has six points and decorated with colored paper. There are some children in the background watching the girl.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Día de los Muertos Celebrations]

Description: Photograph of three people carrying a coffin down the street. There are a few people walking behind them, one carrying a bundle of flowers. There are a few people in Día de los Muertos themed costumes and faces painted as sugar skulls.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Women Observing Artworks]

Description: Photograph of two woman standing in the corner of a room. The walls have art hanging on them and each piece feature females. The woman on the right is wearing a white dress and the woman on the left has a white blouse and a blue skirt.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph
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[Two Adults Lecturing a Classroom]

Description: Photograph of two adults, one male and one female, standing in front of a chalkboard facing the classroom. There are children sitting in the desks. The woman is holding up a book to show the class. The man is talking to the class.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Two People in Costume Posing for Pictures]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in Day of the Dead themed outfits with their faces painted to look like sugar skulls. On the left is the man in a traditional Mexican outfit and sombrero and the woman is in a black lace dress. She is leaning over on the man with her mouth woman and holding a small fake skull in her open palm.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Celebrating Day of the Dead]

Description: Photograph of four people in Day of the Dead themed outfits. One person has their face painted to look like a sugar skull. Another person is holding a scythe. In the background, there are cars.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Artist in Residency Workshop]

Description: Photograph of an Artist in Residency workshop at SAMA. There is a white table with paper and other supplies scattered on it and another table in the background. There are numerous people attending the workshop, some children and some adults.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Día de los Muertos Celebrations in a Plaza]

Description: Photograph of a plaza surrounded by walls. There are arches in two parallel walls to the left and right that allow people to wander through the walkways. People fill the plaza in celebration of Día de los Muertos. There are tables set up as booths and papers on strings colored in red, white and green that represent Mexico.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph