Joe Mendoza Leading March Protesting "English Only" Ordinance

Image

Joe Mendoza Leading March Protesting "English Only" Ordinance

Title

Joe Mendoza Leading March Protesting "English Only" Ordinance

Identifier

15347

Source

Ventura County Star Free Press, 1988

Description

Joe Mendoza carrying an American flag at the front of a march to protest the "English only" ordinance in Fillmore. Crowd of other protestors visible behind Mendoza, some carrying signs. Legible signs read "Respect all cultures," "Retract the resolution," and "Down with insensitivity." Photo taken for the Ventura County Star Free Press 5 May 1985, published 6 May 1985.

Creator

Dawson, Bob

Date

1985-05-05

Format

Black and white photograph
12.8 x 18 cm

Subject

Civil rights demonstrations
Protest movements
Mendoza, Joe.

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Fillmore (Calif.)

Relation

15346, 15348, 15349, 15350, 15351

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Dawson, Bob, “Joe Mendoza Leading March Protesting "English Only" Ordinance,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed May 30, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7299.