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    • Hang Trees

    • Real photo postcards; Lynching; Gonzales-Day, Ken
    • Exhibition catalog published in conjuction with the "Project Series 30: Ken Gonzales-Day Hang Trees." Contents: Nightfall (2006) 60 x 75 inches chromogenic print Anthony (2006) 60 x 45 inches chromogenic print With none but the omnipresent stars to...
    • Erased Lynching series, installation shot

    • CUE Art Foundation; Art Exhibitions; Picture frames and framing
    • Framed artwork hangs from a wall. The lynch victims were removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006). As...
    • This is what he got

    • Postcards
    • Card back presented in Erased Lynching series. The lynch victim was removed in a other images from this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West:...
    • CUE Art Foundation catalogue

    • Gonzales-Day, Ken; Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969; Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940; Lynching; California; Latinos in American history; Archival materials; Art Exhibitions; Photographs; CUE Art Foundation
    • The exhibition included the Erased Lynching series, the wallpaper piece, The Wonder Gaze (St. James Park), and two photographs from the Searching for California's Hang Trees series. The exhibition catalogue introduction was written by Bruce...
    • Souvenir

    • Trees; Night; Lynching
    • The lynch victim has been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).
    • East First Street, 1933

    • Trees; Crowds; Hats; Night
    • A group of people stand around a tree. The lynch victim has been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).
    • Split

    • Trees; Lynching; Crowds; Men; Hats
    • The lynch victim has been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).
    • Postcard back

    • Postcards; Lynching; Santa Rosa (Calif.)
    • Original lynching postcard in the collection of Ken Gonzales-Day. For more information on lynching, see Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).
    • Execution of Josh the…, 1852

    • Drawing; Hanging; Lynching; California; Hats; Crowds
    • Erasure of the lynch victim intended to raise awareness of the history of lynching and other forms of summary justice in California. Josh (Joshua Robertson) was of African descent and lynched in Rich Bar, California in 1852. The original drawing...
    • Pacheco Pass

    • Landscape; Trees; Grasslands; Mountains; Bodies of water
    • The black borders produced by the film holder are not included in the final print. Using archival records, Gonzales-Day went searching for California's historic hang trees. While some of the locations of the trees in this series are certain,...
    • Josefa on the Downieville Bridge, 1851

    • Bridges; Hanging; Lynching; California; Hats; Crowds
    • Altered image of the hanging of Josefa at the Downieville bridge in 1851. First woman to be lynched in California. Erasure of the figure intended to raise awareness of the much-overlooked history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West:...
    • Card back

    • Postcards
    • A blank postcard that was part of a series of postcards in which the lynch victim was removed as part of a conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. This postcard back was...
    • Franklin Avenue

    • Night; Trees
    • A tree stands in the dark. The three lynch victims have been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. The triple lynching took place on Franklin Avenue in...
    • der wild west, c. 1920

    • Trees; Horses; Cowboys
    • Four individuals sit on horses near a tree, and three of them are holding guns. The lynch victim has been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See...
    • Five

    • Soldiers; Military uniforms; Buildings; Wood poles
    • A crowd of soldiers stand in front of a building while several soldiers stand across from them. The five lynch victims have been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in...
    • Disguised bandit

    • Firearms; Trees; Soldiers
    • Men in uniforms stand around a tree. The lynch victim has been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).
    • Water Street bridge, 1877

    • Crowds; Men; Boys
    • The lynched bodies of Arias and Chamales have been removed. The lynch victim has been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West:...
    • About a hundred yards from the road

    • Trees; Grasslands; Mountains
    • Using archival records, Gonzales-Day went searching for California's historic hang trees. While some of the locations of the trees in this series are certain, others were taken in approximate locations that corresponded to the historical data...

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