Minnesota Photographers Oral History Project: Interview with Ricardo Block
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Born in Mexico City, 1946. Earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology at Harvard University. Began photographic career in Colorado in early 1970s and moved to Minnesota in 1978. He is a film maker and photographer and has been awarded numerous grants to pursue both arts. The Minnesota Historical Society owns works by him. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His career as a scientist, his introduction to photography and the reason he changed careers. He names photographers he admires and those who may have influenced him. Then he traces the history of his various series: senior citizens, Air Force cadets, children, county fair winners, factory interiors, and theatre.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
28 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:59:29 running time
Creation Interviewee: Block, Ricardo
Interviewer: Wilson, Bonnie G.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/26/1987
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 80
Accession Number AV1989.91
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Photographers Oral History Project'

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