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Loomis Dean1951-04-27

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

A motley group of illegal Mexican "Wetbacks" sprawled on floor of border patrol jail cell against wall covered w. an eerie grid of shadows from light steaming through its bars, as they sadly await deportation back to their homeland.

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  • Date: 1951-04-27
  • Location: Calexico, CA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: People And Customs, Men, Prisoners, Special Collections, Laborer Types, 1950s, Shadows, Mexicans, Us, Migration, Famous Picture, Shadows, Famous Picture, 1950S, Prisoners, Men, People And Customs, Us, Mexicans, Migration, Laborer Types, Special Collections, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Loomis Dean
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_141680
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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