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4 x 6 Prints - Bronx, N.Y. Scenes [subseries]:
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United Bronx Parents Picnic
Photos of unidentified individuals from a UBP picnic in 1978. Also one picture of Joe's girlfriend Teresa.

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Fort Apache: The Bronx' Protest
Paul Newman chasing Joe and other protestors off of the set of the film Fort Apache, The Bronx. This was Joe's first published photograph; it appeared in the New York Post, March 25 1980. The film set was located at Eagle Ave. and Westchester Ave. in the Bronx. Community activists were protesting the film's negative depiction of minorities and of the Bronx in general.

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Tito Puente and Machito outdoor performance
Photos of Tito Puente and Machito on stage outdoors in the Bronx. Several photos of Tito and Machito performing, some shots of the crowd, and two photos of filmmaker Carlos Ortiz and his film crew. Ortiz was one of Joe Conzo's mentors, and directed a documentary about Machito.

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Vigil for John Lennon at Strawberry Fields, Central Park
Two young girls mourning John Lennon in Central Park

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Mean Machine' outdoor event, 3rd Ave Hub
Photos of Mean Machine during an outdoor event sponsored by the radio station 92 KTV at the 3rd Ave Hub in the Bronx. The photos include a few pictures of the group onstage, but most are of individuals in the audience.

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Government Cheese handout, United Bronx Parents
Residents of the Bronx waiting in line to pick up free government cheese at United Bronx Parents.

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South Bronx Photography
Photos of various locations in the Bronx in various locations, particularly along Prospect Avenue above 149th St. Some of the photos depict early graffiti and street art. Many street portraits of unidentified individuals. One print depicts a 1978 protest of funding cuts for sports programs in South Bronx high schools. One shot of a vacant lot at Westchester Ave. and Brook Ave. was used as the cover image for the book Next Stop: Growing Up Wild Style by Ivan Sanchez (Touchstone, 2008).

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South Bronx Street Scenes
Photos of everyday street scenes scattered all over the Bronx. Photos depicting stores, street vendors, people walking, and children playing. There are also several shots of a film crew working on an unidentified documentary.

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South Bronx Street Scenes
These photos depict demolished buildings and vacant lots-- the devastation of the South Bronx. Also included are photos from the Cloisters in Manhattan, Lincoln Hospital, and the 1981 or 1982 Puerto Rican Day parade.

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Joe Conzo Portraits
This roll includes Joe's earliest black and white shots-- pictures of his classmates at Junior H.S 149 from 1976. Also included are pictures of Joe's girlfriend Teresa and her nieces, Joe's girlfriend Maria, Abigail and Rachel (two sisters from the Bronx), Sonya, Tiny and Herman (Tiny is the daughter of Carmen Arroyo, the first Hispanic women in NY assembly), Sandy Santiago and Dr. Sporano from Lincoln Hospital, Carlos, Cappy, Roseann Pascale (a college friend of Joe's who now produces the television show Miami Ink), David, and several unidentified children from the South Bronx. The last photo in this group is two identified individuals who may have been radio DJs; they seem to be in a radio station or record store.

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United Bronx Parents Portraits
These portraits are of various people in or outside the office of United Bronx Parents including. Named individuals include Reuben and Yvette, Evelina Antonetty (Founder of U.B.P. and Joe Conzo's grandmother), and Donald Antonetty. There are also several color shots from a UBP party in 1976, including a shot of two vendors who provided food for a summer lunch program.

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Joe Conzo personal photos
These photos depict places and people from Joe Conzo's life in the late 1970s and early 1980s. There are several self-portraits, photos of his son Angel's baptism, his ex-wife Gina Martinez, his first car (a 1976 Chevy Malibu), his cat, his apartment, Lorraine Montenegro (Joe's mother) and her boyfriend Sailor, a basement clubhouse that he shared with his friends, Joe's girlfriend Doris, Joe's family members Donnie (uncle), Eric Kane (brother), Lorraine Montenegro (mother), and Anita (aunt), Joe and friends at Coney Island, Joe's "wedding" to an unknown woman in 1981, Joe and Rolando Arroyo (son of Carmen Arroyo) at Michelangelo Apartments in 1980, and one photo from the South Bronx High School 1980 senior trip to a dude ranch in upstate New York. There are also several self-portraits (including one taken at the studio of Tom Rose Joe's mentor, at Riverside and 92nd St. in Manhattan). Also included are some of Joe's lighting experiments.

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Contact Sheets
The contact sheets are numbered 1-35, but the photos are in no particular order on them. Joe's negatives were kept in a box in his grandmother's house for several years, and they were not organized before the 4x6 prints were developed.