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Untouchables
Identifier: e_ea_0027
Title: Untouchables
Description: Photograph of an Indian woman. Associated Press caption dated Dec. 27, 1978 reads: 'An untouchable woman watches photographer in her village in the eastern state of Bihar, India recently. In most Indian villages the untouchables are still forced to live in segregated areas and drink from separate wells. Although untouchability has been outlawed by the indian constitution the tradition has carried on with changes being resisted by upper castes.' Associated Press photo
State: Bihar
Country: India
Date: circa 1978
Creator: Adams, Eddie
Source: Adams (Eddie) Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Estate of Eddie Adams
Box: 2010-300/7
Folder: Untouchables, India, #7025
Format: Film negative
Size: 35 mm
Subject: Economic & Social Conditions