Virtud Chicana band

Title

Virtud Chicana band

Description

Black and white portrait of five men, two seated and three standing. Three of the men wear brightly patterned polyester shirts while the remaining two wear leisure suits. Four of the men's hair touches their collars in back. Printed on the bottom of the image are two phone numbers and the name "Virtud Chicana."

Virtud Chicana translates to "Chicana/o Virtue." They were a local Tejano band based in Hillsboro, OR. One member of the group, Jimmy Amaya (pictured center, top row), was very active in the Oregon Latino/Chicano community throughout his lifetime.

Date Created

circa 1970s

Medium

gelatin silver prints

Language

Spanish

Identifier

WCMpic_014507

Rights

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