ERIC Number: ED408220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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A Student's Guide to Mexican American Genealogy. Oryx American Family Tree Series.
Ryskamp, George R.; Ryskamp, Peggy
This book provides a step-by-step guide to genealogical research in the United States and Mexico for Mexican Americans. The book also contains information on the history of Mexico and its relationship with the United States. Chapters include: (1) "Why Do Mexican Americans Explore Family History?"; (2) "Your Mexican American Heritage"; (3) "How Do I Begin?"; (4) "Charts and Computers: Organizing What You Find"; (5) "Working with Mexican Documents"; (6) "Other Documents: Making Your Ancestors Come Alive"; (7) "Where Do I Go from Here?"; and (8) "Putting It All Together." Contains a 30-term glossary and an index. (EH)
Descriptors: Biographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Origins, Family Life, Family (Sociological Unit), Foreign Countries, Genealogy, Hispanic American Culture, Information Sources, Interviews, Kinship, Mexican American History, Mexican Americans, Multicultural Education, Oral History, Reference Materials, Social History, Social Studies
The Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico