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Poverty in the valley of plenty: the National Farm Labor Union, DiGiorgio farms and suppression of documentary photography in California, 1947-66

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Street, Richard Steven (main author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2007-02
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
agri-marketers, agribusiness, conflict, development issues, ethical issues, farm workers, farmers, freedom of press, history, information control, media effectiveness, photographs, photography, roles, rural development, visual communication
Notes:
Describes conflict between a fruit corporation and farm workers trying to organize. Examines efforts by the corporation to eliminate unfavorable visual information, curb First Amendment rights of free speech and use negative communications.