The Benson Latin American Collection

Alan Pogue Photographs, c.1970

Descriptive Summary

Creator Pogue, Alan
Title Alan Pogue Photographs
Dates: 1970
Abstract 29 photographic images on one contact sheet documenting the Economy Furniture Company Strike and Austin Chicano Huelga.
Call No. Miscellaneous Photographs #005
OCLC Record No. 23665588
Extent 1 b/w photographic contact sheet
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Photographer Alan Pogue grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas. He worked as photojournalist in Austin, Texas. He is known for his photographs of migrant agricultural workers, strikers, protesters, artists, and performers. Pogue's work has been published in books, magazines, and newspapers, and has been shown in several one-man exhibits.

Scope and Contents Note

Consists of 29 images (on one contact sheet) of strikers and protesters in Austin, Texas, during the Economy Furniture Company Strike, also known as the Austin Chicano Huelga, 1970. Most images show pickets at the Economy Furniture plant, or marchers in a demonstration. One image shows protesters carrying a banner reading "Austin Chicano Huelga." Another image shows a banner for the Vietnam War Moratorium.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply. All requests for duplication or publication must be made to the photographer.

Index Terms

The Alan Pogue Photographs are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Economy Furniture Company Strike, Austin, Texas, 1978-1971--Photographs
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements--Photographs
Strikes and lockouts--Furniture industry--Texas--Austin--Photographs

Related Material

The Benson Collection holds an archival collection documenting the Economy Furniture Company Strike and Austin Chicano Huelga.

The Benson Collection and the University of Texas Libraries also hold published works by Pogue including his Agricultural workers of the Rio Grande and Rio Bravo valleys : a portfolio (Austin, Tex., 1984) available in the Benson Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room at call number -Q- F 392 R5 P638 1984 LAC-Z.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Alan Pogue Photographs, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory



No item description of the photographs is currently available. The collection is open for consultion in the Benson Latin American Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.
box folder
Misc Photo 005 Alan Pogue Photographs, [contact sheet], 1970