Jovita Idar
“Mexican children in Texas need an education. There is no other means to do it but ourselves, so that we are not devalued and humiliated by the strangers who surround us.”

Resources and Acknowledgements

The Division of Housing and Food Service would like to sincerely thank:

  • Collaborators in the Institute of Texan Cultures
  • Governorís Commission for Women
  • Texas Womenís Hall of Fame
  • The Handbook of Texas Online
  • Center for Women and Gender Studies
  • Texas Womanís University
  • Orange Jackets at The University of Texas at Austin.
  • The Women's Museum
  • The University of Texas at Austin Residence Halls Association
  • The Kinsolving Student Government
  • The University of Texas at Austin Student Government
  • The Staff of the Division of Housing and Food Service
  • Gallery of Great Texas Women Committee