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Untouchables
Identifier: e_ea_0028
Title: Untouchables
Description: Photograph of an Indian woman. Associated Press caption dated Dec. 27, 1978 reads: 'Close up of an untouchable woman who lives in the eastern state of Bihar, India photographed recently. Centuries ago the Aryn invaders set up a four tiered social system. Outside this caste system were the untouchables, A practice now outlawed by the Indian constitution but continued by tradition.' 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