• Created Date
  • ca. 1969-1979
  • Description
  • La Escuelita was a community center founded in Granger, Washington (with its population of 50% Chicano residents) whose mission was to provide an environment that would foster a positive self-image and encourage intellectual and spiritual development through language, games, and folkdance.Tomás Ybarra-Frausto taught in the Romance Languages and Literature Department at the University of Washington from 1970 until 1976. He was an instructor of ... more
    La Escuelita was a community center founded in Granger, Washington (with its population of 50% Chicano residents) whose mission was to provide an environment that would foster a positive self-image and encourage intellectual and spiritual development through language, games, and folkdance.Tomás Ybarra-Frausto taught in the Romance Languages and Literature Department at the University of Washington from 1970 until 1976. He was an instructor of Chicano culture and history and was actively involved in proposals for a Chicano Studies Program at the University. He was also interested in the activities of Chicano artists, theater and dance groups, student movements, farm workers associations, educational associations, and self-help organizations in Washington, Idaho and, Oregon. less
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    photograph
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2012