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Julieta Noemi (Mimi) Lopez standing by a dining table
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: Julieta Noemi (Mimi) Lopez has four children. The twin girls, Julieta and Noemi, were born in Miami shortly after she arrived in the United States in 1985 and now live in Boston with her brother's family. She met her husband, Abel Orellana, in Southern California in 1992. In fall 2001 they lived with their children, Vivian and Abelito, in the same large apartment complex as Esperanza Mejia and her son, Francesco. Mimi stopped cleaning houses a few months before her son was born in December 1999.
black-and-white photograph
Original: black-and-white film
black-and-white photography
documentary photography
ARTstor Record ID: 0288807
household employees
Lopez, Julieta Noemi (Mimi)
American culture
Time Period
20th century
Orange County (Calif.)
Orange County housecleaners
Frank Cancian scans from prints of negatives (2000); Frank Cancian, Orange County House Cleaners (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2006), page 98

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