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Sharon Risley, portrait
Cancian, Frank (American, 1934-2020)
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Special Collections
Frank Cancian photographs of Lacedonia, Orange County housecleaners, and Zinacantan
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Scope/Content: Sharon Risley lives and works in Laguna Beach. She provided this list of significant dates in her adult life: 1964 graduated from high school and married first husband, 1964 her daughter Angela was born, 1968 she and Art (second husband) moved into the house where she now lives, 1969 her daughter Naomi was born, 1975 she and Art were married, 1976 her son Sol was born, 1986 she and Art separated, 1989 she and Art divorced, 1990 she received her BFA degree from the Arts Institute of Southern California.
black-and-white photograph
Original: black-and-white film
black-and-white photography
documentary photography
ARTstor Record ID: 0288787
household employees
Risley, Sharon
American culture
Time Period
21st century
Orange County (Calif.)
Orange County housecleaners
Frank Cancian scans from prints of negatives (2002); Frank Cancian, Orange County House Cleaners (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2006), page 66

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