ERIC Number: ED123025
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
450 Years of Chicano History in Pictures/450 Anos del Pueblo Chicano.
Chicano Communications Center, Albuquerque, NM.
For use with junior and senior high school students, this book presents more than 250 drawings and pictures, with an introduction and brief texts in English and Spanish, depicting 450 years of Chicano history. The book covers: Mexico before the Spanish Conquests, Spain's colonization of the Southwest, the United States war on Mexico, events in the Southwest after the U.S. take-over, the Mexican Revolution, the increased migration from Mexico, the Chicano's role in building agriculture and industry, labor struggles of the 1900's, the Depression, World War II and Chicano participation, and the Chicano "movement" since the 1960's. Among the events covered are: El Grito de Dolores, the El Paso Salt War of 1877, the 1933 "riots" at Pixley (California), the Great Pecan Strike, the 1951 Miners Strike at Silver City (New Mexico), the Grape Strike, and the Farah Strike in Texas and New Mexico. Among the Chicanos discussed are: Father Miguel Hidalgo, Jose Maria Morelos, Joaquin Murieta, Tiburcio Vasquez, Elfego Baca, Gregorio Cortez, Carmen Serdan, Dolores Jimenez y Muro, Francisco "Pancho" Villa, Emiliano Zapata, Valentina Ramirez, Emma Tenayucca, Reies Lopez Tijerina, Olga Talamante, Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Ruben Salazar, and Inez Garcia. (NQ)
Descriptors: American History, Community Leaders, Cultural Context, Culture Conflict, Demonstrations (Civil), Immigrants, International Relations, Labor Problems, Land Settlement, Mexican American History, Mexicans, National Defense, Political Issues, Revolution, Secondary Education, Social Bias, Social History, Socioeconomic Influences, Strikes, Unions
Chicano Communications Center, P.O. Box 6086, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chicano Communications Center, Albuquerque, NM.