Mills commuted to Columbia College on his motorcycle. (Photo by Yaroslava Mills)

Mills in Cuernavaca, Mexico in early 1960 when he taught a seminar at the University of Mexico. (Photo by Yaroslava Mills)
C. Wright Mills at age twenty-eight in a photo he submitted with his application for a Guggenheim Foundation grant in late 1944. (Photo by Brooke Studio, Maryland)
Mills' parents: Charles Grover "C.G." Mills and Frances Ursula Wright in San Antonio, Texas in 1940. C.G. worked in the insurance business. (Mills family photo)
C. Wright Mills' maternal grandparents: Braxton Bragg Wright, a cattle rancher whose family had been in America for several generations. His wife, Elizabeth Gallagher Wright "Biggy", was the daughter of immigrants from County Leitrim, Ireland. Circa 1900. (Photo by Bolton and Mitchell, Laredo, Texas)