Cesar Chavez National Monument

Harvey Richards’ photo mural in Cesar Chavez National Monument In the Tehachapi Mountains of Kern County, California, up on Highway 58 to the south east of Bakersfield, stands the César E. Chávez National Monument of the US National Park Service. It is … 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

Photo of the Day: From Child Migrant Farm Worker to Artist, Federico Correa

Painting Images from His Childhood I received an email from Federico Correa on May 2, 2014 telling me that he had found this photo of himself while searching the internet about farm labor. Federico Correa’s journey from child migrant farm … Continue reading

Freedom Bound: Faces and Voices

Civil Rights in Mississippi in 1963 Freedom Bound: Voices and Faces from Paul Richards on Vimeo. This one minute video consists of clips from Harvey Richards’ film Freedom Bound. Freedom Bound is the film that Harvey made after his trip to Mississippi … Continue reading

California Flood of 1965

Paying the Price for Clear Cut Logging After years of mechanized, systematic clear cutting of the forests of northern California by large logging corporations, the California flood of 1965 washed logging debris into the rivers and through coastal towns with … Continue reading

Photo of the Day: Fighting the NSA

The NSA Must Go! February 11 is a day to fight back against the NSA.  (See https://thedaywefightback.org/) In support of that day of protest, we offer the photo by Harvey Richards in 1962 in Los Angeles during a protest against … Continue reading