Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey


  • Mexican-American Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero

    This video from the American Masters and VOCES co-presentation of Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey introduces to the Mexican-American architectural photographer, Pedro E. Guerrero. Guerrero is most known for his photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, but he also captured the work of renowned sculptors Louise Nevelson and Alexander Calder.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Overcoming Segregation

    This video from the American Masters and VOCES co-presentation of Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey introduces students to the discrimination faced by Mexican Americans in Mesa, Arizona during the Great Depression. Guerrero discusses his experiences in segregated schools and his decision to leave Mesa after high school to pursue a career in the arts.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Pedro E. Guerrero: Capturing the Artist

    This media gallery from the American Masters and VOCES co-presentation of Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey explores Guerrero’s working relationship with sculptor Louise Nevelson. Guerrero was a gifted photographer of architecture and sculpture, but he also captured the spirit of the artists he worked with through portraiture.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Pedro E. Guerrero: Latinos in WWII

    In this video from the American Masters and VOCES co-presentation of Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey, Guerrero discusses his reasons for enlisting in World War II. Like many children of immigrants, Guerrero felt a responsibility to demonstrate his loyalty to the United States through military service. 

    Grades: 5-12
  • Pedro E. Guerrero: Opposing Vietnam

    In this video from the American Masters and VOCES co-presentation of Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey Guerrero discusses his opposition to the Vietnam War and the consequences of his actions as a member of the draft board in New Canaan, Connecticut. 

    Grades: 9-12
  • Pedro E. Guerrero Photography Workshop

    This media gallery contains video clips from the American Masters and VOCES co-presentation of Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey. The videos are intended for use in a beginner's photography workshop. See the support materials below for a sample photography workshop plan.

    Grades: 6-12

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