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Argentina [Tucuman] Sugar Plantations photographic journal, 1905
SC 906
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Title:

Argentina [Tucuman] Sugar Plantations photographic journal, 1905

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Typescript narrative journal written under the pseudonym Raul of the Andes, recounting the travels and observations of three young men, members of the Catholic social movement La Federación de Cículos Católicos De Obreros, which had been founded in Argentina by Padre Federico Grote in 1892. The group traveled in the northern Argentinean province of Tucuman to observe the social and labor situation of the sugar cane workers in that area. The journal documents daily activities and working conditions for laborers and their families in 14 sugar operations (incl. Lastenia, Trinidad, Esperanza, San Miguel, Manantial, Santa Barbara, Florida, Concepcion, Nueva Baviera, La Corona, San Juan, and El Paraiso). The interleaved 72 black and white photographs show groups of workers, cutting of cane, transport of cane, workers' quarters, managers fancier houses, groups of children, and workers' wives buying firewood and other daily activities. .1 linear feet.

Date:

1905 (issued)

Note:

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Cite as: [Identification of item], Argentina [Tucuman] Sugar Plantations photographic journal, SC 906. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.015 linear feet

Language:

English

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Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

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