Fritz Henle "Mexican Studies" Photograph Collection, 1940s
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Brief Description:

1940s.  45 black and white photographs (10 1/2" x 13")  of city and country scenes, indigenous people, workers, famous personages, archaeological sites and architecture of Mexico.

See also the companion book, Mexico: 64 photographs, by Fritz Henle, which included this passage on the origin of the photographs:  "In 1936, Henle saw Mexico for the first time and, impressed by the paradoxical countray with its centuries-old cultures and its revolution into modernism, he started plans for this photographic essay.  In 1943, at the invitation of the Mexican government, he went back to do a photodocumentary job, a camera sketch book." -- from the preface by John R. Whiting.

Click the link below for the Voyager catalogue record.

Held at:
The Latin American Library at Tulane
7001 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 5048655605
Email: chernand [at]
Record Series Number: Image Archive/Collection 24
Created by: Fritz Henle (1909-1993)
Volume: 45.0 Items
Acquired: 10/28/1986.
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Arrangement: 2 Hollinger boxes
Access Restrictions: Open to the public. No known restrictions.