CRITICAL FOCUS Second Edition

Critical Focus Second Edition cover image, Dolores Huerta, Delano, September, 1965

The Black and White Photographs of Harvey Wilson Richards CRITICAL FOCUS  Second Edition is now available from Amazon as a print on demand book. The second edition cover is new, featuring the iconic photo of Dolores Huerta taken September 24, … 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

Photo of the Day: Butte’s Berkeley Pit

Rising Water in the Pit Threatens the Future They turned off the pumps in the old mine shafts 3800 feet below the surface in 1982, on Earth Day, no less. Those pumps kept Butte’s Berkeley Pit dry  That was nine years after … Continue reading

Butte Montana, 1959

Butte Miner’s Union No. 1 Strikes Anaconda Copper Company, 1959   Harvey Richards went to Butte Montana in the winter of 1959 to make a film in support of the miners on strike against Anaconda Copper Company.  He produced a … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Systems, Capitalism, Socialism and World Resources

1978, 20 min., color, DVD Capitalism Destroys the Earth A Tale of Two Systems is Harvey Richards second film on mining in the US and abroad. first film on mining, Perch of the Devil, centered on the miner’s strike of … Continue reading