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Author Zamora, Emilio
Title Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas : Mexican Workers and Job Politics During World War II
Imprint College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2010
©2009
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Descript 1 online resource (337 pages)
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Series Rio Grande/Río Bravo: Borderlands Culture and Traditions ; v.15
Rio Grande/Río Bravo: Borderlands Culture and Traditions
Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Wartime Recovery and Denied Opportunities -- Chapter 3: Elevating the Mexican Cause to a Hemispheric Level -- Chapter 4: The Fight for Mexican Rights in Texas -- Chapter 5: The FEPC and Mexican Workers in Texas -- Chapter 6: The Slippery Slope of Equal Opportunity in the Refi neries of the Upper Texas Gulf Coast -- Chapter 7: Negotiating Mexican Workers' Rights at Corpus Christi -- Chapter 8: Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Demographic and Social Patterns among Mexicans in the United States, 1930- 1945 -- Appendix 2: Partial List of Mexican FEPC Complainants in Texas, 1943- 1945 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Zamora, Emilio Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas : Mexican Workers and Job Politics During World War II College Station : Texas A&M University Press,c2010 9781603440660
Subject United States. -- Committee on Fair Employment Practice -- History -- 20th century.;League of United Latin American Citizens -- History -- 20th century.;Foreign workers, Mexican -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.;World War, 1939-1945 -- Mexican Americans.;Mexican Americans -- Employment -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.;Mexican Americans -- Civil rights -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.;Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Social conditions -- 20th century
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Alt Author Quiñones, Juan Gómez
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