This short exploratory lesson plan and activity for 4th – 6th-grade students explores how citrus workers made important statements of belonging by taking portraits in the citrus groves.
Southern California’s Citrus Industry, U.S. Advertising, Immigration, Labor History, Portraiture
- Citrus Industry advertising did not represent the work of the industry
- Portraits are an important form of self-expression
- Mexican communities were resilient and used photographs to claim space