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Humanities 1305 - Bueno, Marianne: Mexican American Studies

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Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera                              

Cesar Chavez & Emma Tenayuca                                       

Willie Velasquez & Jose Angel Gutierrez

Quinceaneras & Mexican Weddings                                                     

Pachucos & Chicano Movement

LULAC & MALDEF                                                                  

Las Tesoros & Lydia Mendoza

The Longoria Affair & Dr. Hector P. Garcia    

Curanderismo/2 to 3 curing plants

Panaderias and Bunuelos

Mural in Loftin Center

Murals in SA

Teatros & Drive-Ins in SA

Population Census 2015

Top 10 Influential Hispanics

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Maria del Refugio Ozuna, age 13, and Mrs. San Juan Gonzales, age 77, working at the Southern Pecan Shelling Company, Jan.17, 1938.| Photo courtesy of UTSA

Emma Tenayuca, "La Pasionaria de Texas" (Led the 1938 Pecan Sheller Strike in San Antonio)

San Antonio Police Chief Kilday warns public of "communist agitators"

Source Citation (MLA 8th Edition) "Dolores Huerta (center), wearing a sweater with the UFW symbol, encourages other workers to fight..." The Sixties in America Reference Library, edited by Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, vol. 2: Biographies, UXL, 20

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Dancing Video Reaction: 'Unsurprising Republicans Would Think Having Fun Should Be Disqualifying or Illegal'

Mexico’s Most Celebrated Pachuco: Tin Tan

In the 1940s and 50s, zoot suits were worn by Mexican-American hipsters who embraced the flamboyant oversized style of dress to express their desire for freedom from discrimination and racism as an underclass

Zoot Suit Riots: Two young Los Angeleans reported to police that they were attacked by U.S. sailors who tore off their trousers, June 1943. AP Images.

The federal Bracero program, which recruited 4.6 million Mexican citizens to work in agriculture in the United States.

"Sun Mad," first created in 1981 by Artista Ester Hernandez

In the 1940s and 50s, zoot suits were worn by Mexican-American hipsters who embraced the flamboyant oversized style of dress to express their desire for freedom from discrimination and racism as an underclass

"You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore," Cesar Chavez

Mas arte by Ester Hernandez

Celebrated author Tomas Rivera, whose works include: "y no se lo tragó la tierra" (...And the Earth Did Not Devour Him)

Coronado's quest for the "Seven Cities of Gold"

Guerrero was a pioneer, becoming one of the first Mexican American recording artists to cultivate swing and to incorporate code-switching or bilingualism in his compositions, as in “Los Chucos Suaves” (The Suave Pachucos) and “Vamos a Bailar” (Let's Dance

René Hugo Arceo: Art Galleries

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Crystal City Walkout 1969

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