Conference on Hernandez v. Texas at Fifty. Sponsored by University of Houston Law Center and Arte Publico Press
Provides a wealth of articles and primary material about the case.
Mungia, Ruben (ed). A Cotton Picker Finds Justice: The Saga of the Hernandez Case (1954)
A pamphlet spearheaded by Gus Garc
Carroll, Patrick J. Felix Longoria’s Wake: Bereavement, Racism, and the Rise of Mexican American Activism. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.
Foley, Neil. The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.
Garcia, Mario T. Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology and Identity, 1930-1960. Yale Western Americana Series; 36. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989.
Gómez, Laura E. Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race. New York: New York University Press, 2007.
Haney López, Ian. White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race. New York: New York University Press, 1996.
Garcia, Ignacio M. White But Not Equal: Mexican Americans, Jury Discrimination, and the Supreme Court. The University of Arizona Press,
Meier, Matt S. & Gutiérrez, Margo. Encyclopedia of The Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2000.
Montejano, David. Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1987.
Pycior, Julie Leinnger. LBJ & Mexican Americans: The Paradox of Power. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1977.
Olivas, Michael A. “Colored Men And Hombres Aquí”: Hernandez v. Texas and the Emergence of Mexican-American Lawyering. Houston: Arte Público Press, 2006.
Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie, Ed. Mexican Americans & World War II. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.
Rodriguez, Victor. The Bell Ringer. San Antonio: The Watercress Press, 2005.
Rosales, Arturo F. Chicano! : The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. Houston: Arte Püblico Press, 2nd revised edition, 1997.
Rosales, Arturo F., Ed. Testimonio: A Documentary History of the Mexican American Struggle for Civil Rights. Houston: Arte Publico Press, 2000.
Suarez-Orozco, Marcelo and Paez, M. Latinos Remaking America. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2002.
Russell Lee Photographs: Images from The Russell Lee Photograph Collection at the Center for American History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007.
Tevis, Martha. “Hernandez v. Texas: Mexican American Rights Defined.” Paper presented at the International Society for Educational Biography. Chicago. April 1992.
Tevis, Martha. “George I. Sanchez: The Pioneer in Mexican American Rights.” Journal of the Philosophy and History of Education, 57 (September 2007): 191-206 and the William E. Drake Lecture for The Educational Foundations Society and the Society of Philosophy and History of Education, 2006.
“Border Bandits.” Directed by Kirby Warnock. Dallas: Trans-Pecos Productions.
“Mendez vs. Westminster: For All the Children/Para Todos Los Niños.” KOCE-TV, PBS.
“Justice for my People: The Hector P. García Story.” Corpus Christi: KEDT, South Texas Public Broadcasting System. 2002.
“Salt of the Earth.” Directed by Herbert J. Biberman. Independent Productions/International Union of Mine, Mill & Smelter Workers. 1954.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.