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Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the United States. The encyclopedia, edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez-Korrol, is the first comprehensive gathering of scholarship on Latinas. This encyclopedia will serve as an essential reference for decades to come.

In more than 580 entries, the historical and cultural narratives of Latinas come to life. From mestizo settlement, pioneer life, and diasporic communities, the encyclopedia details the contributions of women as settlers, comadres, and landowners, as organizers and nuns. More than 200 scholars explore the experiences of Latinas during and after EuroAmerican colonization and conquest; the early-19th-century migration of Puerto Ricans and Cubans; 20th-century issues of migration, cultural tradition, labor, gender roles, community organization, and politics; and much more. Individual biographical entries profile women who have left their mark on the historical and cultural landscape.

With more than 300 photographs, Latinas in the United States offers a mosaic of historical experiences, detailing how Latinas have shaped their own lives, cultures, and communities through mutual assistance and collective action, while confronting the pressures of colonialism, racism, discrimination, sexism, and poverty.

"Meant for scholars and general readers, this is a great resource on Latinas and historical topics connected with them."—

Indiana University Press

Listed in AAUP 2007 University Press Books Selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries (rated Outstanding)

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Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual 2007
"The encyclopedia is an important contribution to Latino and women’s studies. It is a valuable resource and a recommended addition to reference collections in high school, community college, and college and university libraries." —American Reference Books Annual 2007
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
"This three-volume set records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the U.S." —Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
"Recommended. Lower—/upper—level undergraduates; general readers." —Choice
American Catholic Studies
"Every so often there is a book or encyclopedia that appears in print that is an absolute goldmine. This three-volume encyclopedia is just such a goldmine." —American Catholic Studies, Spring 2009
American Reference Books Annual
"The encyclopedia is an important contribution to Latino and women’s studies. It is a valuable resource and a recommended addition to reference collections in high school, community college, and college and university libraries." —American Reference Books Annual
From the Publisher
"Every so often there is a book or encyclopedia that appears in printthat is an absolute goldmine. This three-volume encyclopedia is just such agoldmine." — American Catholic Studies, Spring 2009
. . . Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-/upper-level undergraduates; general readers.
—A. C. Barnhart
As the Hispanic population of the U.S. continues to grow, Latina history will become more integral to a full understanding of the American experience. This informed and carefully composed encyclopedia is an excellent place to start. Recommended for public, college, and university libraries.
—Ann Welton
American Reference Books Annual
. . . The encyclopedia is an important contribution to Latino and women's studies. It is a valuable resource and a recommended addition to reference collections in high school, community college, and college and university libraries.
Feminist Collections
Latinas in the United States is the only historical encyclopedia on Latinas (women from North, Central, South America, and Spanish-speaking Caribbean) in the U.S. . . . Overall, this is a thoroughly academic, well-conceived, and well-produced resource that should inspire other Latina reference projects.
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
This three-volume set records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the U.S.
Library Journal
Women of Latin American birth and heritage have contributed significantly to life, culture, and economic development in the United States, and this comprehensive three-volume set recognizes those contributions. Noted scholars Ruiz (history & Chicano/Latino studies, Univ. of California, Irvine; From Out of the Shadows) and Korrol (Puerto Rican & Latino studies, Brooklyn Coll., CUNY; From Colonia to Community) provide editorial guidance in a work covering Latina history from the 16th century to the present. The introduction familiarizes readers with Latina history and specific regions addressed in the text-the Southwest, Northeast, Midwest, Southeast, and Pacific Northwest. Nearly 600 A-to-Z entries averaging 800 words and written by more than 200 contributors cover a wide range of topics, such as events in Latina history (e.g., the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican-American War), cultural traditions (e.g., Quinceanera, a celebration of Latina womanhood), and biography entries (e.g., singer Joan Baez, politician Carmen Arroyo). More than 300 black-and-white photographs, selected readings, further resources for each entry, and brief biographical information for each contributor round out the text. Information within the entries is easily accessible using the detailed index and the list of biographical entries by affiliation. Bottom Line While several resources cover Latino and Latina culture and history-e.g., the recent Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos & Latinas in the United States-this groundbreaking work provides up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive coverage of Latinas only, making it valuable for all libraries.-Kristin Whitehair, Kansas State Univ., Manhattan Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253346803
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Pages: 944
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 3.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Vicki L. Ruiz is Professor of History and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Her many publications include From Out of the Shadows and Cannery Women, Cannery Lives. She and Virginia Sánchez-Korrol were honored with a "21 Leaders for the 21st Century" award by Women’s eNews. Ruiz is president of the Organization of American Historians.

Virginia Sánchez-Korrol is a historian and Professor in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. Among her many publications, she is co-editor with Vicki L. Ruiz of Latina Legacies: Identity, Biography and Community; co-author of Women in Latin America and the Caribbean (IUP, 1999); and author of From Colonia to Community.

Indiana University Press

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Table of Contents

A Historical and Regional Overview:
1. Latinas in the Southwest (Vicki L. Ruiz)
2. Latinas in the Northeast (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
3. Latinas in the Midwest (Lilia Fernández)
4. Latinas in the Southeast (María Cristina García)
5. Latinas in the Pacific Northwest (Elizabeth Salas)
6. Abarca, Apolonia "Polly" Muñoz (Darcie Stevens)
7. Acosta, Celia M. Vice (Milga Morales)
8. Acosta, Lucy (Julie Cohen)
9. Aging (Elisa Linda Facio)
10. Agostini del Rio, Amelia (Edna Acosta- Belén)
11. Alatorre, Soledad "Chole" (Margie Brown Coronel)
12. Albelo, Carmen (Sylvia Mendoza)
13. Alfau Galván de Solalinde, Jesusa (Daisy Cocco de Felippis)
14. Allende, Isabel (María E. Villamil)
15. Alonzo, Ventura (Mary Ann Villarreal)
16. Altars (Lara Medina)
17. Alvarez v. Lemon Grove School District (Vicki L. Ruiz)
18. Alvarez, Aida (María Vega)
19. Alvarez, Cecilia Concepción (Marylou Gomez)
20. Alvarez, Delia (Lorena Oropeza)
21. Alvarez, Julia (Margarita Fernández Olmos)
22. Alvarez, Linda (María Vega)
23. Americanization Programs (Vicki L. Ruiz)
24. Antonetty, Evelina López (Nelida Pérez)
25. Antonio Maceo Brigade (BAM) (Dagmaris Cabezas)
26. Anzaldua, Gloria (Naomi Quiñonez)
27. Apodaca, Felicitas (M. Linda Apodaca)
28. Aprenda y Superese (María Cristina García)
29. Aragón, Jesusita (Soledad Vidal)
30. Arballo, María Feliciana (María Raquel Casas)
31. Arguello, María de la Concepción (Yolanda Calderón Wallace)
32. Arias, Anna Maria (Julia Young)
33. Arizona Orphan Abduction (Linda Gordon)
34. Armiño, Franca de (Edna Acosta- Belén)
35. Arocho, Juanita (Mario Ramírez and [Pedro Juan Hernández)
36. Arroyo, Carmen E. (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
37. Arroyo, Martina (Virgina Sánchez-Korrol)
38. Artists (María Ochoa)
39. Asociación Nacional México-Americana (Enrique Buelma)
40. ASPIRA versus New York City Board of Education (Carlos Sanabria)
41. ASPIRA (Carlos Sanabria)
42. Avila, María Elena (Vicki L. Ruiz)
43. Avila, Modesta (Victoria Ortiz)
44. Aztlán (Ramón Gutiérrez)
45. Babín, María Teresa (Margarita Fernández Olmos)
46. Baca Barragán, Polly (Linda Delgado)
47. Baca, Judith Francesca (María Ochoa)
48. Baez, Joan Chandos (Dorian Chandler and Jeannette Reyes)
49. Barceló, María Gertrudis - "La Tules" (Carole Autori)
50. Barnard, Juana Josefina Cavasos (Cynthia Orozco)
51. Barraza, Santa Contreras (Maria de Jesus Gonzalez)
52. Barrera, Placida Peña (Emily Burgess)
53. Belpré, Pura (Nelida Pérez)
54. Bencomo, Julieta Saucedo (Julia Bencomo Lobaco)
55. Bernal, Martha (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
56. Bernasconi, Socorro Hernández (Jean Reynolds)
57. Betances Jaeger, Clotilde (Edna Acosta- Belén)
58. Betanzos, Amalia V. (Carlos Sanabria)
59. Bilingual Education (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
60. Black Legend (María Raquel Casas)
61. Blake, María Decastro (Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim)
62. Borrero Pierra, Juana (María Cristina García)
63. Boyar, Monica (Ben Tatar)
64. Bozak, Carmen Contreras (Katie Kennon)
65. Bracero Program (Ana Rosas)
66. Braga, Sonia (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
67. Briones, María Juana (Olga Loya)
68. Burciaga Ramos, Mirna (Carole Autori)
69. Burgos, Julia de (Edna Acosta- Belén)
70. Caballero, Diana (Ismael García, Nelida Pérez, and Pedro Juan Hernández)
71. Cabeza de Baca, Fabiola (Merrihelen Ponce)
72. Cabrera, Angela "Angie" (Hector Carrasquillo and Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
73. Cabrera, Lydia (Reinaldo Sánchez)
74. Calderón, Rose Marie (José Calderón)
75. California Missions (Albert L. Hurtado)
76. California Sanitary Canning Company Strike (Vicki L. Ruiz)
77. Callejo, Adelfa Botello (Kinchen C. Pier)
78. Callis de Fages, Eulalia Francesca y Josepha (Barbara Reyes)
79. Calvillo, Ana María del Carmen (Nora E. Ríos McMillan)
80. Canales, Laura (Deborah Vargas)
81. Canales, Nohelia de los Angeles (Amy Lind)
82. Canino, María Josefa (Luis Gordillo)
83. Cannery and Agricultural Workers Industrial Union -CAWIU (Devra A. Weber)
84. Cántico de la Mujer Latina (Elaine Carey)
85. Capetillo, Luisa (Felix V. Matos Rodríguez)
86. Carbonell, Anna (Edward Mercado)
87. Cardona, Alice (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
88. Carr, Vikki (Mary Ann Villarreal)
89. Carrillo de Fitch, Josefa (María Raquel Casas)
90. Casal, Lourdes (Yolanda Prieto)
91. Casals, Rosemary (Virginia Sánchez-Korrol)
92. Casanova de Villaverde, Emilia (Alexandra Lorini)
93. Casita Maria, Inc. (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
94. Castillo, Ana (Daniel Ruiz)
95. Castillo, Guadalupe (Lydia R. Otero and Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith)
96. Castro, Rosie (Mary Ann Villarreal)
97. Castro, Victoria M. "Vickie" Julie Cohen)
98. Ceja, Amelia Moran (Yolanda Calderón Wallace)
99. Central American Immigrant Women (Cecilia Menjívar)
100. Centro de Acción Social Autónomo -CASA (Marisela Chávez)
101. Centro Hispano Católico(María Cristina García)
102. Centro Mater (María Cristina García)
103. Cepeda-Leonardo, Margarita (José Díaz)
104. Cervantes, Lorna Dee (Naomi Quiñonez)
105. Chabram, Angie González (Angie Chabram-Dernersesian)
106. Chacón, Soledad Chávez (Benny Andres Jr.)
107. "Charo" Martínez Molina Baeza, María Rosario Pilar (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
108. Chávez Ravine (Victor Becerra)
109. Chávez Thompson, Linda (Virginia Sanchez Korrol)
110. Chávez, Denise (Margaret Jacobs)
111. Chávez, Helen (Margaret Rose)
112. Chávez, Linda
113. Chicana Caucus / National Women's Political Caucus 1973 (Mary Ann Villarreal)
114. Chicano Rights Project (Cynthia Orozco)
115. Chicano Movement (Ramón Gutiérrez)
116. Chicanos Por La Causa - CPLC (F. Arturo Rosales)
117. Cigar Workers (Nancy Hewitt)
118. Cinema Images, Contemporary (Alicia I. Rodríguez-Estrada)
119. Círculo Cultural Isabel la Católica (Cynthia Orozco)
120. Cisneros, Sandra (Maythee Rojas)
121. Clínica de la Beneficiencia Mexicana (Cynthia Orozco)
122. Collazo, Rosa (Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim)
123. Colón, Miriam (Georgina García)
124. Colón, Rufa Concepción Fernández -"Concha" (Linda Delgado)
125. Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional, Inc.-CFMN (Marisela Chávez)
126. Communist Party (Devra A. Weber)
127. Communities Organized for Public Service-COPS (Vicki L. Ruiz)
128. Community Services Organization -CSO (M. Linda Apodaca)
129. Congreso del Pueblo (Carlos Sanabria)
130. Cordova, Lina (Katherine Sayre)
131. Corridos (Steven Rosales)
132. Cossio y Cisneros, Evangelina (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
133. Cotera, Martha Piña (Mary Ann Villarreal)
134. Crawford, Mercedes Margarita Martínez (Natasha M. Crawford)
135. Cruz, Celia (Frances R. Aparicio)
136. Cuban and Puerto Rican Revolutionary Party (Virginia Sánchez Korrol)
137. Cuban Independence Women's Clubs (Alessandra Lorini)
138. Cuban Women's Club (Mercedes C. Sandoval)
139. Cuban-Spanish-American War (Gabriel Haslip-Viera)
140. Cuero, Delfina (Annette L. Reed)
141. Davis, Grace Montañez (Philip Castruita)
142. De Acosta, Aida (Bruce Ashcroft)
143. De Acosta, Mercedes (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
144. De Aragón, Uva (Wendy McBurney-Combs)
145. De Arteaga, Genoveva (Nelida Pérez)
146. De Avila, Dolores C. (Kathleen A. Staudt)
147. De la Cruz, Jessie López (Margaret Rose)
148. De la Cruz, Sor Juana (Asunción Lavrin)
149. De la Garza, Beatriz (Roberto Calderón)
150. De León, Patricia de la Garza (Carolina Castillo Crimm)
151. De Peña de Bordas, (Ana) Virginia (Daisy Cocco de Felippis)
152. Del Castillo, Adelaida Rebecca (Rosaura Sánchez)
153. Del Prado, Pura (Wendy McBurney-Combs)
154. Del Rio, Dolores (Alicia I. Rodríguez-Estrada)
155. Del Valle, Carmen (Janine M. Santiago)
156. Delgado, Jane L. (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
157. Demography (Eileen Diaz McConnell)
158. Deportations during the Great Depression (Francisco Balderrama)
159. Di Martino, Rita (Jorivette Quintana)
160. Dimas, Beatrice Escadero (Jonathan Alexander)
161. Domestic Violence (Yvette G. Flores-Ortiz)
162. Domestic Workers (Soledad Vidal)
163. Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) (José Díaz)
164. Dueto Marroquin (Mary Ann Villarreal)
165. Durazo, María Elena (Laura Pulido)
166. Echaveste, María (Bettie Baca)
167. Education (Virginia Sánchez Korrol and Vicki L. Ruiz)
168. El Congreso Pueblos de H. E. (Vicki L. Ruiz)
169. El Monte Berry Strike (Vicki L. Ruiz)
170. El Movimiento Estudiantil de Aztlán -MEChA (Steven Rosales)
171. El Paso Laundry Strike (Monica Perales)
172. El Rescate (Margie Brown Coronel)
173. Entrepreneurs (Alma M. García)
174. Environment and the Border (Laura Pulido)
175. Escajeda, Josefina (Cynthia Orozco)
176. Escalona, Beatriz -"La Chata Noloesca" (Nicolas Kanellos)
177. Escobar, Carmen Bernal (Edward J. Escobar)
178. Espaillat, Rhina P. (Daisy Cocco de Felippis)
179. Espinosa-Mora, Deborah (Margaret Jacobs)
180. Esquivel, Gregoria (Lori Slaughenhoupt)
181. Esquivel, Yolanda Almaraz (Matt García)
182. Estefan, Gloria (Barbara C. Cruz)
183. Esteves, Sandra María (Margarita Fernández Olmos) 1
184. Family (Norma J. Williams)
185. Farah Strike (Vicki L. Ruiz)
186. Farm Workers, Contemporary (Soledad Vidal)
187. Feminism (Vicki L.Ruiz)
188. Fernández, Beatrice "Gigi" (Virginia Sánchez Korrol)
189. Fernández, Mary Joe (José Díaz)
190. Fernández, Rosita (Mary Ann Villarreal)
191. Ferré Aguayo, Sor Isolina (Ana María Díaz Stevens)
192. Fierro, Josefina (Albert Camarillo)
193. Figueroa, Belén (Hector Carrasquillo)
194. Figueroa Mercado, Loida (Andrés Pérez y Mena)
195. Flores, Diana (Roberto Calderón)
196. Flores, Francisca (Naomi Quiñonez)
197. Florez, Encarnación Villarreal Escobedo (Jorge Iber)
198. Folk Healing Traditions (Karen V. Holliday)
199. Fontañez, Jovita (Felix V. Matos Rodríguez)
200. Fornes, Maria Irene (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
201. Friendly House, Phoenix, Arizona (Eve Carr)
202. Fuerza Unida (Julie Cohen)
203. Gallegos, Carmen Cornejo (Lori Gallegos-Hupka)
204. Ganados del Valle (Laura Pulido)
205. Gangs (Guadalupe Gutierrez)
206. García Cortese, Aimee (María Pérez y González)
207. García, Cristina (Joseph M. Viera)
208. García, Eva Carrillo (Cynthia Orozco)
209. García, Providencia -"Provi" (Nicolas Kanellos)
210. García-Aguilera, Carolina (Rebecca Torres-Wilkner)
211. Garcíaz, María (Vicki L. Ruiz)
212. Garment industry (Carmen Teresa Whalen)
213. Giant (Julie Cohen)
214. Gómez Carbonell, María (María Cristina García)
215. Gómez-Potter, Socorro (Matt García)
216. González Mireles, Jovita (María Eugenia Cotera)
217. González, Elvira Rodríguez (Cynthia Orozco)
218. González, Laura (Roberto Calderón)
219. González, Matania (Monica González)
220. Govea, Jessica (Margaret Rose)
221. Grau, Pola (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
222. Great Depression and Mexican American Women (Yolanda Chávez-Leyva)
223. Guerra, Fermina (Cynthia Orozco)
224. Guerrero, Victoria Partido (Christa Desimone)
225. Guerrero, Rosa (Vicki L. Ruiz)
226. Guillen, Rosalinda Herrera (Maria D. Cuevas)
227. Gutierrez, Luz Bazan (María D. Cuevas)
228. Guzmán, Madre María Dominga (Ana María Díaz Stevens)
229. Hamlin, Rosalie Méndez (Matthew García)
230. Hayworth, Rita (Alicia I. Rodríguez-Estrada)
231. Head Start (Ronald L. Mize)
232. Health: Current Issues and Trends (Adela de la Torre)
233. Henríquez Ureña, Camila (Daisy Cocco de Felippis)
234. Hernández Latigo, María (Cynthia Orozco)
235. Hernández, Antonia (Virginia Espino)
236. Hernández, Ester (María Ochoa)
237. Hernández, Olivia (Martha Espinoza)
238. Hernández, Victoria (Elena Martinez)
239. Herrada, Elena (Elaine Carey)
240. Herrera, Carolina (Soledad Vidal)
241. Herrera, María Cristina (Marifeli Pérez-Stable)
242. Hijas de Cuahtemoc (Maylei Blackwell)
243. Hinojosa, Tish (Deborah Vargas)
244. Hispanic Mother / Daughter Program (HMDP) (Vicki L. Ruiz)
245. Houchen Settlement (Vicki L. Ruiz)
246. Huerta, Cecilia Olivarez (Natasha M. Crawford)
247. Huerta, Dolores (Alicia Chavez)
248. Hull-House, Chicago (Margaret Strobel)
249. Idar, Jovita (Gabriela González)
250. Immigration of Latinas (Douglas Monroy)
251. Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) (Lisa Magaña)
252. Intermarriage: Contemporary (Margie Brown Coronel)
253. Intermarriage: Historical (Margie Brown Coronel)
254. International Ladies Garment Workers' Union -ILGWU (Carmen Teresa Whalen)
255. Jaramillo, Cleofas Martínez (Marisela Chávez)
256. Jiménez, María de los Angeles (Lydia R. Otero and Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith)
257. Journalism-print media (Virginia Sánchez Korrol)
258. Jurado, Katy (Alicia I. Rodríguez-Estrada)
259. Kimbell, Sylvia Rodríguez (Barbara C. Cruz)
260. Kissinger, Beatrice Amado (Amanda Traphagan)
261. La Llorona (Soledad Vidal)
262. "La Lupe" (Raymond, Guadalupe Victoria Yoli) (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
263. La Malinche (Malinallli Tenepal) (Asunción Lavrin)
264. La Mujer Obrera (Kathleen A. Staudt)
265. La Raza Unida Party (Mary Ann Villarreal)
266. Labor Unions (Matthew García)
267. Lares, Michelle Yvette "Shelley" (Deborah Vargas)
268. Las Hermanas (Lara Medina)
269. Latinas in the United States Cabinet (Virginia Sánchez Korrol)
270. Latinas in the United States Congress (Lisa García Bedolla)
271. League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) (Cynthia Orozco)
272. Lebrón, Dolores -"Lolita" (Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim)
273. Ledesma, Josephine (Monica Rivera)
274. Lee Tapia, Consuelo (Edna Acosta- Belén)
275. Legal Issues (Antonia López-Sedillo)
276. Leon, Ruth Esther Soto (Luis Daniel Leon)
277. León, Tania (Jorivette Quintana)
278. Lesbians (Yolanda Chávez-Leyva)
279. Letter from Chapultepec (Margie Brown Coronel)
280. Liberation Theology (Ana María Díaz Stevens)
281. Lideres Campesinas (Devra A. Weber)
282. Literature (Marcelle Cohen)
283. Lobo, Rebecca Rose (Holly Ocasio Rizzo)
284. Lomas Garza, Carmen (Mary Ann Villarreal)
285. Lone Star (Rosa Linda Fregoso)
286. López Córdova, Gloria (Tey Marianna Nunn)
287. López, Lillian (Nelida Pérez)
288. López, María I. (Felix V. Matos Rodríguez)
289. López, Nancy Marie (Holly Ocasio Rizzo)
290. López, Rosie (F. Arturo Rosales)
291. López, Yolanda (María Ochoa)
292. Lorenzana, Apolinaria (Barbara Reyes)
293. Los Angeles Garment Workers Strike (Douglas Monroy)
294. Lozano, Alicia Guadalupe Elizondo (Cynthia Orozco)
295. Lozano, Emma (Virginia Martinez)
296. Lozano, Mónica Cecilia (Marisela Chávez)
297. Lucas, María Elena (Virginia Martinez)
298. Machuca, Ester (Cynthia Orozco)
299. Madrid, Patricia A.( Sam Thompson)
300. Madrigal versus Quilligan (Virginia Espino)
301. Maldonado, Amelia (Vicki L. Ruiz)
302. Maquiladoras (Irene Mata)
303. Mariachi Estrella de Topeka (Natasha M. Crawford)
304. Mariachis (Antonia Garcia-Orozco)
305. Marianismo and Machismo (Asunción Lavrin)
306. Marshall, Guadalupe (Gabriela Arredondo)
307. Martí de Cid, Dolores (María Cristina García)
308. Martínez Santaella, Inocencia (Edna Acosta- Belén)
309. Martínez, Agueda Salazar (Tey Marianna Nunn)
310. Martínez, Anita N. (Roberto Calderón)
311. Martínez, Demetria (Daniel Ruiz)
312. Martinez, Elizabeth Sutherland -"Betita" (Melanie Bush)
313. Martínez, Frances Aldama (Jose M. Alamillo)
314. Martínez, Vilma S. (Marisela Chávez)
315. McBride, Teresa N. (Alma M. García)
316. Mederos y Cabañas de González, Elena Inés (K. Lynn Stoner)
317. Media Stereotypes (Clara E. Rodríguez)
318. Medicine (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
319. Medina, Esther (Holly Ocasio Rizzo)
320. Meléndez, Concha (Luis Gordillo)
321. Meléndez, Sara (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
322. Mendez versus Westminster (Vicki L. Ruiz)
323. Mendez, Consuelo Herrera (Cynthia Orozco)
324. Mendez, Olga (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
325. Mendieta, Ana (Jackie Morfesis)
326. Mendoza v. Tucson School District No. 1 (Maritza de la Trinidad)
327. Mendoza, Lydia (Mary Ann Villarreal)
328. Mendoza, María Estella Altamirano "Stella" (Benny Andres Jr.)
329. Mercado, Victoria -"Vicky" (Bettina Aptheker)
330. Mesa-Bains, Amalia (Maria de Jesus Gonzalez)
331. Mestizaje (Asunción Lavrin)
332. Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund - MALDEF
(Annette Olivera)
333. Mexican American Women's National Association (MANA) (Alma M. García)
334. Mexican Mother's Club, University of Chicago Settlement House
(Gabriela Arredondo)
335. Mexican Revolution (Linda Hall)
336. Mexican Revolution - Border Women (Devra A. Weber)
337. Mexican Schools (Laura Muñoz)
338. Migration and Labor (Carmen Teresa Whalen)
339. Military Service (Pamela Korrol-Marshall and Virginia Sánchez-Korrol)
340. Miller, Esther (Laura Gutiérrez-Witt)
341. Mining Communities (Ronald L. Mize)
342. Miranda, Carmen (Nicole Trujillo-Pagán)
343. Mistral, Gabriela- Lucila Godoy Alcayaga (Virginia Sanchez-Korrol)
344. Mohr, Nicholasa (Margarita Fernández Olmos)
345. Mojica-Hammer, Ruth "Rhea" (Virginia Martinez)
346. Molina, Gloria (Virginia Espino)
347. Montemayor, Alicia Dickerson (Cynthia Orozco)
348. Montes-Donnelly, Elba Iris (Annette Olivera)
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367. Muñoz, María del Carmen (Holly Ocasio Rizzo)
368. National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies - NACCS (Alma M. García)
369. National Association of Puerto Rican / Hispanic Social Workers Inc.-
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370. National Chicana Conference (1971) (Mary Ann Villarreal)
371. National Conference of Puerto Rican Women (NACOPRW) (Edna Acosta- Belén)
372. National Council of La Raza -NCLR (Christine M. Sierra)
373. National Hispanic Feminist Conference (Alma M. García)
374. National Puerto Rican Forum (Virginia Sánchez Korrol)
375. Naturalization (Lisa Magaña)
376. Navarro, M. Susana (Kathleen A. Staudt)
377. Nerio, Trinidad (Lauren Smith)
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379. New York City Mission Society (NYCMS) (María Pérez y González)
380. Nieto Gómez, Ana (Virginia Espino)
381. Nieto, Sonia (Vicky Nuñez)
382. Norte, Marisela (Michelle Habell-Pallan)
383. Novello, Antonia Coello (Pamela Korrol-Marshall)
384. Nuestra Señora de la Providencia (Asunción Lavrin)
385. Núñez, Ana Rosa (Ms. Maria Estorino)
386. Nuns, colonial (Asunción Lavrin)
387. Nuns, contemporary (Ana María Díaz Stevens)
388. Obejas, Achy (Wendy McBurney-Combs)
389. Ochoa, Ellen (Barbara C. Cruz)
390. O'Donnell, Sylvia Colorado (Diane Sandoval)
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399. Ortiz y Pino de Kleven, Concha (Vicki L. Ruiz)
400. O'Shea, María Elena (Cynthia Orozco)
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418. Phillips, Carmen Romero (Rachel Howell)
419. Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (Lilia Fernández)
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421. Politics: Electoral (Lisa Magaña)
422. Politics: Party (Lisa Magaña)
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424. Prida, Dolores (Margarita Fernández Olmos)
425. Propositions 187 and 209 (Maritza de la Trinidad and Adela de la Torre)
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585. Zamora, Bernice (Valerie Matsumoto)
586. Zárate, Rosa Marta (Lara Medina)
587. Zúñiga, Alejandra Rojas (Stephanie Babb)

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