Migrant Oregon

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Migrant Oregon - Challenge

To highlight images from the UO Libraries Migrant Oregon digital collection that featured photographs of migrant workers taken by John Bauguess.

Migrant Oregon - Background

In 1988, John Baugess accompanied members of PCUN, or Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworker's United, to visit the migrant farmworker camps in the Willamette Valley. These images are now part of a University of Oregon Libraries digital collection preserving and displaying his work from 1970-2000.

Migrant Oregon - Solution

In collaboration with UO Libraries Image Services, Interactive Media created an online slideshow featuring some of the images from the Migrant Oregon collection. This slideshow includes photographs with accompanying captions depicting life in the camps of migrant laborers. The slideshow is available in Spanish.