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Three Peoples Murals in Zimmerman Library

Written Description Variations

“The Hispanics in the second panel are engaged in agriculture and architecture.” --From Three Peoples Murals (1939) handout


“The Spanish-American Panel. The Spanish-American has made important contributions in architecture, religion, education, and agriculture. The woman plastering an adobe house symbolizes architecture; the plowman, agriculture; and the church, religion and education.” --From Handbook of the Library and Pamphlet by Felipe Gonzales


"The Spanish-American mural features a woman plastering a house of Spanish architectural style, which has evolved from the simple, primitive Indian habitation. The window of the house frames a distant church, which portrays colonial architecture. The cultivated fields, with the plowed ground and plowman, illustrate agricultural achievement.” --From Library Murals By Adams In Southwestern Theme