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The Dominguez Family: A Mexican-American Journey

By: Donna S Morales and John P Schmal

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M2527


Narrated by family member, Donna Morales, this is the touching and dramatic story of one Mexican-American family's struggle to find its part of the American dream. Ms. Morales explains, "My family left Mexico in 1909 just as the country began its slow descent into a bloody ten-year revolution. Coming to Kansas City in 1918, my family's services in the railroad and meat packing industries of Kansas City were very much desired by the Kansas business community. However... View more info

The Indigenous Roots of a Mexican-American Family

By: Donna S. Morales and John P. Schmal

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M2469


In their second collaboration together, the authors begin their narration by taking the reader back thousands of years to reveal the complex and fascinating history of Mexico's Indian tribes, and conclude with the story of nine generations of the Indian-Mexican-American Morales family. Prior to the arrival of the Spaniards, an incredible diversity of aboriginal peoples lived in the area we now know as Mexico. After the conquest of the Aztecs, the greatest challenge to co... View more info

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Mexican-American Folklore

By: John O. West

Price: $17.95

Publisher: August House, Inc.:

Seller ID: 830591


Mexican-Americans of today are richly nourished by the folkways of three cultures-Indian, Spanish, and Mexican. This comprehensive look at the Mexican-American world includes proverbs, riddles, and folksongs; folk narrative, from Pancho Villa to urban ghosts, saints to revolutionaries; customs, from household shrines to irrigation rituals to charreadas or Mexican-style rodeos; children's games, home remedies, folk foods, crafts, dress, and more. Mexican-American Folklore... View more info

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Naturalizations of Mexican Americans: Extracts, Volume 1

By: John P. Schmal

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S3800


Volume 1 in this series contains a unique and detailed collection of extracts from 311 naturalization documents filed by Mexican immigrants between 1860 and 1950. The applicants came from several states in Mexico, and entered the United States through Texas, Arizona, and California. Extracts from these documents yield important details such as date and place of birth, last foreign residence, names of spouse and children, date and place of marriage, and more. Naturalizati... View more info

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Naturalizations of Mexican Americans: Extracts, Volume 2

By: John P. Schmal

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S3803


Volume 2 in this series contains a unique and detailed collection of extracts from 371 naturalization documents filed by Mexican immigrants between 1860 and 1950. The applicants came from several states in Mexico, and entered the United States through Texas, Arizona, and California. Extracts from these documents yield important details such as date and place of birth, last foreign residence, names of spouse and children, date and place of marriage, and more. Naturalizati... View more info

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Naturalizations of Mexican Americans: Extracts, Volume 3

By: John P. Schmal

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S4113


Volume 3 in this series contains a unique and detailed collection of extracts from 313 naturalization documents filed by Mexican immigrants between 1860 and 1950. The applicants came from several states in Mexico, and entered the United States through Texas, Arizona, and California. Extracts from these documents yield important details such as date and place of birth, last foreign residence, names of spouse and children, date and place of marriage, and more. Naturalizati... View more info

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Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Michigan

By: Rudolph Valier Alvarado and Sonya Yvette Alvarado.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2003

Seller ID: 136666


Unlike most of their immigrant counterparts, up until the turn of the twentieth century most Mexicans and Mexican Americans did not settle permanently in Michigan but were seasonal laborers, returning to homes in the southwestern United States or Mexico in the winter. Nevertheless, during the past century the number of Mexicans and Mexican Americans settling in Michigan has increased dramatically, and today Michigan is undergoing its third "great wave" of Mexican... View more info