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Author Alvarado, Rudolph.

Title Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Michigan / Rudolph Valier Alvarado and Sonya Yvette Alvarado
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 96 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Discovering the peoples of Michigan
Discovering the peoples of Michigan.
Contents SideBars; Preface; Introduction; The Making of the Mexican and Mexican American People; Early Mexican and Mexican American Pioneers in Michigan; The Ford Sociological Department; Women in the Job Market; The Great Depression and Repatriation; Rivera and the Catholic Church; Resurgence of Michigan's Mexicans and Mexican Americans; Stepping Out of the Shadows: El Movimiento; The Coming of Age; The New Millennium: The Promise of Tomorrow; Appendices; Appendix 1: Early Mexican and Mexican American Organizations; Appendix 2: Mexican and Mexican American Pioneers
Appendix 3: Mexican and Mexican American CelebrationsAppendix 4: Traditional Mexican and Mexican American Foods; Notes; For Further Reference; Index
Summary Unlike most of their immigrant counterparts, up until the turn of the twentieth century most Mexicans and Mexican Americans did not settle permanently in Michigan but were seasonal laborers, returning to homes in the southwestern United States or Mexico in the winter. Nevertheless, during the past century the number of Mexicans and Mexican Americans settling in Michigan has increased dramatically, and today Michigan is undergoing its third "great wave" of Mexican immigration. Though many Mexican and Mexican American immigrants still come to Michigan seeking work on farms, many other
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-89) and index
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Subject Immigrants -- Michigan -- History.
Mexican Americans -- Michigan -- History.
Mexican Americans -- Michigan -- Social conditions.
Mexicans -- Michigan -- History.
Mexicans -- Michigan -- Social conditions.
Michigan -- Ethnic relations.
Michigan -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Alvarado, Sonya.
LC no. 2002153202
ISBN 1628961996 (electronic bk.)
9781628961997 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)