|Title||Performers kneel on stage during a performance of the Teatro del Piojo, U.S. Penitentiary on McNeil Island in Steilacoom, Washington, 1972 |
|Notes||Note on verso: "To El Teatro del Piojo, from Los Vatos de MASH, Tony [ilg], MASH President".|
PH Coll 437.75
|Contextual Notes||Teatro del Piojo, "Theater of the Louse" was a theatrical group founded in 1970 and directed at its outset by Ybarra-Frausto. Teatro del Piojo toured the West Coast region with humorous and satirical "actos" portraying the Chicano experience.|
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto taught in the Romance Languages and Literature Department at the University of Washington from 1970 until 1976. He was an instructor of Chicano culture and history and was actively involved in proposals for a Chicano Studies Program at the University. He was also interested in the activities of Chicano artists, theater and dance groups, student movements, farm workers associations, educational associations, and self-help organizations in Washington, Idaho and, Oregon.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Stage productions--Washington (State)--McNeil Island; Entertainers--Washington (State)--McNeil Island; Costumes |
|Subjects (LCSH)||McNeil Island Corrections Center (Wash.) |
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--McNeil Island |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Tomás Ybarra Frausto photograph collection. PH Coll 437 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2012 |