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[Color Press Photograph of a Truck Stop Sex Worker]

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[Color Press Photograph of a Truck Stop Sex Worker]

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A press photograph from an August 1989 series of the trucking industry appearing in the Chicago Sun-Times. The captured image includes an African-American female sex worker talking to a white male truck driver with the following description to a mounted clipping attached to the verso:

"Trucker Kenneth O. Walker was showing off his new CB radio in the parking lot of a popular Indiana truck stop wen offers for "smokin' dope" and "commercial company" crackled out of the set. It was 6:45p.m. - the dinner hour - and the sun had not yet begun to set. Walker predicted the trafficking in illegal drugs and prostitution over the citizens-band radio would get heavier with the darkness. Walker, a tattooed 35-year road veteran who has been an owner-operator and now drives for a major freight carrier, let out a hearty laugh in response to a comment on the brazenness of the CB-transmitted solicitations." 

JARVINEN, Barry (photographer) : [Trucking] : [Sex Work]. [Truckstop Sex Worker Press Photograph]. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Sun-Times, (1989). Single, approximately 8 1/2" x 11" color print photograph. Small typed photographer's label to front, autograph notes and mounted clippings to verso. Mild handling wear.

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A press photograph from an August 1989 series of the trucking industry appearing in the Chicago Sun-Times. The captured image includes an African-American female sex worker talking to a white male truck driver with the following description to a mounted clipping attached to the verso:

"Trucker Kenneth O. Walker was showing off his new CB radio in the parking lot of a popular Indiana truck stop wen offers for "smokin' dope" and "commercial company" crackled out of the set. It was 6:45p.m. - the dinner hour - and the sun had not yet begun to set. Walker predicted the trafficking in illegal drugs and prostitution over the citizens-band radio would get heavier with the darkness. Walker, a tattooed 35-year road veteran who has been an owner-operator and now drives for a major freight carrier, let out a hearty laugh in response to a comment on the brazenness of the CB-transmitted solicitations." 

JARVINEN, Barry (photographer) : [Trucking] : [Sex Work]. [Truckstop Sex Worker Press Photograph]. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Sun-Times, (1989). Single, approximately 8 1/2" x 11" color print photograph. Small typed photographer's label to front, autograph notes and mounted clippings to verso. Mild handling wear.