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My grandfather, Hector Sandoval, was a photographer and photo-journalist in Venezuela from 1944 to 1978. Up until 1958, Venezuela was in a military dictatorship until it became a democratic country. He documented the countries transition from a dictatorship through it's golden years before the corruption of the oil industries in the 1980s.
Thankfully my grandfather was a meticulous archivist; he kept almost all of his negatives, ID documents, awards, even copies of his CV. His photographic repertoire included sports, celebrity paparazzi, government officials, family portraits, landscapes and agricultural industries. I estimate we will have tens of thousand images to scan and organize.