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Frank Espada Photographs, ca. 1970-2000

Photographer:
Espada, Frank 1930-
Donor:
Espada, Jason
Physical description:
12 cu. ft
Culture:
Puerto Ricans
Type:
Awards
Collection descriptions
Catalogs
Contact sheets
Digital images
Interviews
Photographs
Posters
Negatives
Newsletters
Notebooks
Place:
20th century
Date:
1970
1970-2000
ca 1970-2000
20th century
20th cenury
Notes:
Espada was born in Puerto Rico, and came with his family to New York City as a child. After serving in the Air Force, he began his career in documentary photography. He specialized in photographing the Puerto Rican diaspora. He produced a book entitled "The Puerto Rican Diaspora: Themes in the Survival of a People." He later taught photography at the University of California, Berkeley. He died in 2014.
Summary:
Photographs and negatives taken by Frank Espada, mostly comprised of images from his most well-known body of work, The Puerto Rican Diaspora Documentary Project, which consist of several hundred prints and thousands of negatives of Puerto Rican communities across the Unites States.
Cite as:
Frank Espada Photographs, ca. 1970-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Documentary photography
Immigrant communities
Immigrants--Puerto Rican
Photographers
Photography of immigrants
Local number:
2016.3130 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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