Monday, April 4, 2016

20 Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Mexico During the 1960s

These photographs were taken by American historian and photographer Harry Crosby from his travels in Mexico during the 1960s.

American tourists on street in Tijuana, 1964

Reyes and Lucia Gaxiola at Rancho Compostela, 1967

Saddle maker in Álamos, 1962

Taco vendor in Tijuana, Mexico, catching up on the day’s news until the next customer shows up, 1964

Carlos Guadalupe Aguilar Villavicencio family at Rancho Rosarito, 1972

Circus “Atayde” in Tijuana, 1964

Shoemaker in Álamos, 1960

Portrait of young woman in curio shop, 1964

Shoe shine boy and “chicklets” gum salesman, Tijuana, 1964

Young boy carrying goat at Rancho Represito, 1967

Adan Gaxiola at Rancho Compostela, 1967

Men at a table in Batuc, 1963

Kitchen at Rancho Nopoló on the Gulf of California, 1972

Nocturnal scene at Seventh Street and Avenida Revolución, 1964

Bodegón de Guillermo, restaurant and caberet, one of the best restaurants of the day, a favorite of bullfighters and fans, 1964

Typical outdoor Tijuana burro portrait studio, 1964

Street scene in Álamos, 1960

Bernadino Arce Arce at Rancho Santa Teresa, 1972

Arturo Grosso of Rancho Laguna Chapala, 1971

Plaza in Batuc, 1963

(Photos © Harry Crosby)

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