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The Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas

In 1948, University of Texas Professor George I. Sanchez was interested in commissioning a set of photographs for his forthcoming "Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas". The study was a socioeconomic work aimed to educated public officials and bureaucrats about the growing Spanish-speaking populace of the Lone Star State. Sanchez was a firm believer in the power of photographs to portray...