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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, Inc: (2004)

Seller ID: M2527

ISBN: 0788425277

Condition: 296 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 296 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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, from a social standpoint, my family was not eagerly nor warmly welcomed to Kansas during the early decades of the twentieth... View more info

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The Indigenous Roots of a Mexican-American Family

By: Donna S. Morales and John P. Schmal

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: M2469

ISBN: 0788424696

Condition: 206 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 206 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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 continued Spanish domination in Mexico lay in the northern lands of Zacatecas and Jalisco. It was here that the Chichimeca Indi... View more info

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The Mexican American Family Album

By: Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler; introduction by Henry G. Cisneros

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 124262

ISBN: 019512426X

Condition: 128 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, 142 b/w illus., Oxford University Press


128 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, 142 b/w illus., Oxford University Press View more info

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Mexican-American Folklore

By: John O. West

Price: $17.95

Publisher: August House, Inc.:

Seller ID: 830591

ISBN: 0-87483-059-1

Condition: paperback, August House, Inc.


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 draws its material from the entire American Southwest and from previous generations as well as from contemporary adaptations... View more info

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Naturalizations of Mexican Americans: Extracts, Volume 1

By: John P. Schmal

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: S3800

ISBN: 0078843800X

Condition: 352 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 352 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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. Naturalization records also reveal the port of entry and the location of the district court where the documents were filed, which can dir... View more info

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Naturalizations of Mexican Americans: Extracts, Volume 2

By: John P. Schmal

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: S3803

ISBN: 0788438034

Condition: 400 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 400 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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. Naturalization records also reveal the port of entry and the location of the district court where the documents were filed, which can dir... View more info

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Naturalizations of Mexican Americans: Extracts, Volume 3

By: John P. Schmal

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: S4113

ISBN: 0788441132

Condition: 344 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 344 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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. Naturalization records also reveal the port of entry and the location of the district court where the documents were filed, which can dir... 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

ISBN: 0870136666

Condition: 90 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, illus., map, paperback, Michigan State University Press


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 immigration. Though many Mexican and Mexican American immigrants still come to Michigan seeking work on farms, many others n... View more info