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Car carrying flower arrangement to funeral mass for Eva Barrientos

Authors: Unknown
Keywords: woman;funeral;On the Job, social;On the Job, work;Brooklyn;uniform;Trash and Transformation
Issue Date: 17-Oct-2007
Abstract: Digital image of the hearse carrying the casket of Eva Barrientos in the funeral procession.
Description: Source: Robin Nagle. Eva Barrientos was the first female sanitation worker killed on the job. Her funeral mass was held in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Image shows a black car carrying an elaborate floral arrangement, taking up the entire trunk space of the car. Also visible, lining the sidewalks of the road, are several hundred uniformed sanitation workers and other individuals dressed in black clothing.
Appears in Collections:NYU-New York Department of Sanitation Museum Project

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