Images and Conversations: Mexican Americans Recall a Southwestern Past

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Some Hispanic Americans living today can recall a time when barrio or ranch life was marked by a simplicity and neighborliness that has vanished with progress. These thirteen first-person accounts of southern Arizona residents capture a spirit evocative of the Hispanic presence in the Southwest—whether in San Antonio, Santa Fe, Pueblo, or Los Angeles—while striking photographs reflect the grace and dignity of these indomitable individuals.

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Some Hispanic Americans living today can recall a time when barrio or ranch life was marked by a simplicity and neighborliness that has vanished with progress. These thirteen first-person accounts of southern Arizona residents capture a spirit evocative of the Hispanic presence in the Southwest—whether in San Antonio, Santa Fe, Pueblo, or Los Angeles—while striking photographs reflect the grace and dignity of these indomitable individuals.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780816508037
  • Publisher: University of Arizona Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/1983
  • Pages: 110
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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Patricia Preciado Martin, a native Arizonan, has been active in Tucson’s Mexican American community for many years and was the Arizona Library Association's Author of the Year in 1997

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Table of Contents

The House of the Fig Tree 9
Antonio Cordova: The Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon 13
Herminia Cordova: Sasabe and El Hoyo 23
Leonardo Martinez: The Rincons and Barrio Anita 27
Maria Soto Audelo: The Sierritas and Barrio Historico 37
Alberto Salazar Urias: Barrio Libre and Carrillo Gardens 47
Elina Laos Sayre: The Old Pueblo 53
Jacinta Jacobo Carranza: Fort Lowell and Barrio Anita 59
Henry Garcia: El Hoyo and the Old Pueblo 69
Marina Ruiz Olivas: Los Reales 77
Felix Olivas: Los Reales 81
Frank Escalante: The Far East Side and the Rincons 85
Margarita Martinez: Along the Rio Santa Cruz 99
Miguel Amado: Amado, Arizona 105
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