Using Primary Documents in the Classroom

Documents and book used in this video

Image.  Migrants on the Road.  Farm Security Administration, Library of Congress Mexican Migrants on the Road. Farm Security Administration, Library of Congress.
 
 

Image.  We Are One Nation of Immigrants, 2006 We Are One Nation of Immigrants, 2006
A rally at which groups are declaring, “We are ONE. A Nation of Immigrants,” April 1, 2006. Donated by photographer Magarita Madera.
 
 

Image. Separate & Unequal: New York's Farmworkers, 1995 Separate & Unequal: New York's Farmworkers, 1995
Report by the New York State Senate–Assembly Joint Task Force on Farm Worker Issues, April 1995. [4 pages]


 
 

Image.  Road Sign “Cotton Pickers Wanted.” Kheel Center, Cornell University. Road Sign “Cotton Pickers Wanted.”
   

Image. Home of Mexican Migrant Worker. Farm Security Administration, Library of Congress. Home of Mexican Migrant Worker. Farm Security Administration, Library of Congress.
   

Image. Paraguayan Bottle Dancer. Paraguayan Bottle Dancer. Hofstra University.
   

Image.  Flyer for mass rally in Chinatown, New York City, to “Defend the Garment Industry,” in English, Spanish, and Chinese, 1998. Flyer for mass rally in Chinatown, New York City, to “Defend the Garment Industry,” in English, Spanish, and Chinese, 1998.
   

Image.  A time card for a female factory worker, June 11, 1911. A time card for a female factory worker, June 11, 1911.
   

Image.  An elk being released into the Adirondacks, circa 1920s. An elk being released into the Adirondacks, circa 1920s.
   

Image.  Dr. Fragnoli holding the book Esperanza Rising. Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan
   

 

 

 

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