The rise and rise of Mimi Plumb / 6 novembre ‘18

Original Story on The British Journal of Photography ︎

By Stephen McLaren: “Joining union organisers like the fabled Cesar Chavez, Plumb travelled thousands of miles over two years, documenting the miserable existence of migrant workers, exploited and threatened with deportation if they asked for a living wage or wished to be represented by a union. Plumb’s photographs from this key era in Californian labour-relations are evidence of a photographer dedicated to what she felt was a noble cause.” (...)