Photographs documenting conditions in Texas schools for Mexican-American children as part of “A Study of the Educational Opportunities Provided Spanish-Name Children in Ten Texas School Systems” (1948), schools in New Mexico, and migrant labor camps in Texas. These photographs are in the papers of George Isidore Sánchez (1906-1972), an internationally renowned civil rights leader and educator.

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Date Range(s): 1930-1966
Country(ies): United States
Course Subject(s): Borderland Studies; Mexican American & U.S. Latinx Studies; U.S. History: 1877-present
Topic(s): Civil Rights; Education; Labor; Architecture
Document Type(s): Photographs
Language(s): English
Physical Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Mexican American Schools and Migrant Labor Camp Photographs (Primary Sources)