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Description:Bill Gentile was Newsweek Magazine's Contract Photographer for Latin America and the Caribbean. His collection (1983-2002) of over 30,000 images covers 16 Caribbean and Latin American countries including Cuba, El Salvador, Haiti, and Nicaragua. The slides and negatives document agriculture, daily life, demonstrations, earthquakes, elections, religion, politics and women’s health. The collection also includes images of the Persian Gulf War. This digital collection is a companion to the full collection housed in Special Collections, and contains a representative sample of images that highlight the major subject areas and showcase the variety of images available in the collection.