Inside/Out: Growing Old in the United States

Virtual Exhibition

Credits and Acknowledgments


Visual materials used in this exhibition are courtesy of Dr. Judith Freidenberg and stem from her field work and research conducted in New York City and Langley Park, Maryland. New York University Press granted permission to use images and text from Dr. Freidenberg’s book, "Growing Old in El Barrio" (London and New York, 2000). Dr. Freidenberg and Edmundo Morales documented the images recorded in New York. Melissa Carrillo of the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives and designer for the Latino Virtual Gallery documented and digitized photographs taken at Langley Park. Audio and video recordings from Langley Park are the property of the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives.

We extend our sincere appreciation to the Latino elders who worked with us on this project. We are indebted to the following people who contributed to the project: Roberta Cosentino, Sharon Simson, Robert Valdez, and Isabel Valdes. A special thanks goes to members of the Center for Life-Long Learning (CLL) at the University of Texas-El Paso for their critical insight into the visual and content accessibility of the exhibition. They are Francis Cardona, Ruth Carrillo, Robert and Naida Lipson, Juanita Rodriguez, Felicitas Guerra, Nelie Medrano, and Mary Sanchez. We are grateful for advice from Libby Overly and Francisco Acosta of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSM) and for the resources of that organization. And we thank SCLI staff for their continued support and high level of commitment to projects of the Virtual Gallery.  

Thanks go to New York University Press for permission to use some images and text from "Growing Old in El Barrio" (2000).



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