The Benson Latin American Collection

Perry Films Valley of Tears Records, circa 1970s-1980s

Preliminary Inventory

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Perry, Hart
Title: Perry Films "Valley of Tears" Records
Dates: circa 1970s-1980s
Abstract: This collection contains film reels and materials relating to Hart Perry's work.
Accession No.: 2014-33
Extent: 30 linear feet
Language: English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Hart Perry has documented the lives of Mexican-American migrant farm workers in Raymondville, Texas since 1979 when the onion workers' strike broke out.

Scope and Contents Note

This is a preliminary inventory only, and additions are ongoing. The collection is currently unprocessed, but is available to researchers in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Perry, Hart.
Subjects (Organizations)
Perry Films.
Raymondville (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Perry Films "Valley of Tears" Records, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information



Further materials are expected for this collection.

Box and Folder Inventory

Perry Films "Valley of Tears" Records, circa 1970s-1980s
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