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WHITTIER– Artist Talk by Photographer George Rodriguez
September 26, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Protesters take a break from the farmworkers strike outside Filipino Hall in Delano, 1969. Photo credit: George Rodriguez WHITTIER– The career of Los Angeles photographer George Rodriguez documents a visual history that spans over 45 years. Living in the city allowed him to experience some of the most tumultuous episodes in LA’s history; the Sunset Strip riots of the 60’s, the Chicano Movement, and the Cesar Chavez United Farm Worker’s movement. The presentation will begin at 6:30pm. Free tickets are required and are available at the Whittier Central Library and Whittier Whittwood Branch Library. Free parking. Light refreshments will be provided by the Whittier Public Library Foundation. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:30 pm @ Whittier Public Library, Whittwood Branch Whittwood Branch Library 10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave Whittier, CA 90603 Free tickets are required and will be available at the Whittier Central Library and Whittier Whittwood Branch Library starting September 4th. Click on the program at left for the full series of programming. For more information, go to Whittierlibrary.org or contact Jacqueline Sanchez, Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org