Jack Munro shaving. He was part of an Oxfam mission led by Katherine Pearson at the same time Meyer Brownstone was on a mission for the US Quakers and on which he reported in New York to a group of interested UN ambassadors. Munro was a prominent trade unionist in British Columbia. He typifies the diversity in composition of the Oxfam missions engaging various sectors of civil society in Canada who were interested in an advocacy role on behalf of the refugees. Colomancagua, Honduras, ca. 1985
Colomancagua village-Women with washing-School. Honduras, ca. 1985
Mother and child. Displaying the great strength of the refugee women and their determination to survive. Mesa Grande, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Cooks with cabbage in communal kitchen. Honduras, ca. 1985
Baking ovens. Traditional ovens fueled by wood harvested by refugees. Mesa Grande, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Community gathering to meet mission. Mesa Grande, Honduras, ca. 1985.
An elder looking towards El Salvador. He told Meyer Brownstone that he sat here every evening thinking about the past and about his return - he had never lost hope. Grande Mesa, Honduras, ca. 1985.
General view of typical harsh terrain-barren, treeless. Much less productive than La Virtud or Colomancagua. Mesa Grande, Honduras, ca. 1985
Dutch nurse placing makeshift flour and newspaper cast on Meyer Brownstone who injured his ankle while jumping into a ditch escaping random gunfire in an attack on the camp by Guatemalan troops. El Tesoro, Honduras, ca. 1985.
Dutch nurse and patients. El Tesoro, Honduras, ca. 1985.