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.
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