Soldiers March in San Francisco, April 6, 1969

David Kirschner Remembers the Day Last month, in March, 2016, I received an email from David Kirschner about a photo on the Harvey Richards Media Archive. “That’s me,” he wrote, “driving my 1957 DeSoto featured in the photo.” His next … Continue reading

Historypin and HRMA Photos

Harvey Richards Media Archive Photos Now on Historypin Historypin is a website that combines Google maps with historical photos. It is an interactive website that provides viewers with ways to share their own photos, experiences and locations. Do you live in Mississippi? Are … Continue reading

1960s Historic USA Photography on the Web

Free Resources for Studying Uprisings of the 1960s A thousand photos in the Harvey Richards Media Archive photo galleries and 22 videos tell the story of the 1960s like only images can. His photographs are full of the events that happened … Continue reading

One Life: Dolores Huerta at the Smithsonian

Exhibit Opening – Dolores Huerta at the Smithsonian Last October in a blog post, I announced that the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. had acquired Harvey Richards’ photo of Dolores Huerta taken in 1965 during the grape strike for use in … Continue reading

When Filling the San Francisco Bay Was Legal, 1969

Filling the San Francisco Bay 1969 In 1970, the Save the Bay movement arose to stop the filling of the bay at a time when filling the bay was legal. To contribute to this movement, Harvey Richards made the film Warning … Continue reading

Jimi Hendrix Experience to Use HRMA Footage

In a Film about Hendrix July 4, 1970, Atlanta Concert Hendrix Experience, LLC, recently licensed footage from the Harvey Richards Media Archive (HRMA) for an upcoming film that his estate is making about his July 4, 1970, concert in Atlanta, … Continue reading

Kid Tomato Picker Visited by a Bird by Federico Correa

Federico Correa: Art and Memory Federico Correa posted this image of his painting on his Facebook page. It stirred me deeply, thinking about how we first met on the internet and how much time had passed since my father had stumbled … Continue reading

Jesse Harris Speaks

Freedom Movement in 1960s Mississippi Jesse Harris passed away January 27, 2015 at age 75.  I never met Jesse Harris but I have listened to him and watched these scenes from my father’s films over the last 50 years. I … Continue reading

Bolivar Co. Mississippi New Museum for Amzie Moore

Harvey Richards Films and Photos to Be Exhibited The Harvey Richards Media Archive is thrilled to be included in the new Amzie Moore (1911-1982) museum coming to Cleveland, Mississippi in 2015. Bolivar County, Mississippi, with the cooperation of Delta State University, … Continue reading

Support Dolores Huerta Foundation

With Harvey Richards’ Iconic Image Merchandise The Dolores Huerta Foundation has licensed the use of Harvey Richards’ iconic photo of Dolores Huerta taken in 1965 during the grape strike for use on merchandise that people can buy to support the foundation. There … Continue reading