GRAPH BOOKS: PRINTED MATTER FROM RADICAL ART AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS. FEMINIST HISTORIANS OF MATERIAL CULTURE.
Labor pro menores
Secretaria de Gobernacion, Departamento de Prevención Social,
(Juvenile Rehabilitation) (Socialism) (Photography) Secretaria de Gobernacion, Departamento de Prevención Social. Labor pro menores. México, 1939. 4to, 78 pp.; 9 pp. of introductory text followed by a chiefly illus. review of remedial institutions for juvenile delinquents, incl. one folding chart, very good. Illus. wrapper glued to stapled text block, wrapper stained and abraded, some separation, spine starting, fair.
Excellent, rare example of Cárdenas-era government propaganda. Espousing the revolutionary commitment to the social rehabilitation of children and providing an etiology of juvenile delinquency in Mexico from 1927-1931, the book celebrates newly built workshops and homes for boys and girls. Covers juvenile tribunals, vocational training, commercial enterprises, schooling, sports, and medical services.
Printed in the workshop of the boy’s vocational school.