Frank Espada

Frank Espada, courtesy National Museum of American History
May 11, 2017
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Women making sandwiches
Frank Espada, courtesy National Museum of American History

Women making sandwiches, South Bronx, New York, 1981. In the 1970s and ’80s, the south Bronx had almost 50% of the population living below the poverty line. Many Puerto Ricans started advocacy and community programs to help bring people above the poverty line.

Photo by Frank Espada, courtesy National Museum of American History