Cage 718

Irwin Nash

Oral history interview, 1991

Acquisition And Processing Information

John Guido of the Washington State University Libraries conducted this interview in 1991, and deposited the recording in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MS 2009-26).

Extent/Quantity Information

Number of Containers: 1

Linear Feet of Shelf Space: .25


Irwin Nash, a Seattle commercial photographer, engaged in a photography project in the 1960s and 1970s to document the life experiences of Chicano migrant laborers in the Yakima Valley in Washington State.

Collection Description

This collection consists of an audio recording of an oral history interview of Irwin Nash, conducted by John Guido in 1991. Nash explains his interest in using his skills as a photographer to document the lives of Chicano migrant laborers in the Yakima Valley, and his memories of the 1960s-1970s project.


Nash, Irwin
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- History
Mexican Americans -- Washington (State) -- Yakima River Valley


This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions apply.

Preferred Citation

The suggested citation for the collection is:

Irwin Nash oral history interview, 1991
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA

Related Materials

Photographs of Yakima Valley Migrant Labor, 1967-1976 (PC 89):


Documents are in English

Container List:

Box Folder Description
1 1 Audio recording (audiocassette) of Irwin Nash oral history interview conducted by John Guido, 1991 June 25
    Digital copy of recording on compact disc