Thursday, September 06, 2007

Following up on Barthes, Borges et al or Mexican Semiotic Richness

Right on the heels of our September 1, 2007 dispatch, a loyal reader sends in a tip on another formidable photographic archive on the net wherein rest a myriad treasure trove of Mexican figuration:

Hola Memo,

Here's another site that has a good collection of photos of Mexicans, including Dorothea Lange, at the Library of Congress. It's called the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection and there are lots of interesting images of Mexicans. Same criteria, do a search for Mexicans and you will come up with many hits, mostly in Tejas and El Paso. Here's the link,


David O. García

García's own semiotic site is here.

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