Tejanos Through Time: Selections from the Handbook of Tejano History

Get the latest free eBook that celebrates Tejano History. As you may already know Texas would not be Texas without the many contributions of it’s Tejanos, past and present.

The Texas State Historical Association is providing for free a 142 page eBook that provides a diverse sampling of their newest book “Handbook of Tejano History” that contains over 1200 entries of witch 300 of them are new entries. The Handbook of Tejano History is expected to be published on March the 29nd.

This free eBook was co-edited by professors Emilio Zamora and Andres Tijerina.

It contains many biographies of prominent Tejano politicians, artists, writers and activists.

Besides the historical importance of this eBook, genealogy wise, the biographies are invaluable and contain great genealogical information. Also you never know the people featured may just be in your family tree. Make sure to get your copy.

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Tejanos Through Time

 

Table of Contents:

Here is the table of contents of this book so that you may know exactly what it contains.

Editors’ Preface………………………………………………… iv
About TSHA……………………………………………………… viii
I. Tejano ………………………………………………………. 1
II. Mexican Americans ……………………………………………. 3
SPANISH TEXAS
III. Spanish Missions …………………………………………….15
IV. Francisco Xavier Chaves………………………………………..29
V. María Josefa Granados…………………………………………. 31
MILITARY
VI. Compañías Volantes …………………………………………….34
VII. Marcelino Serna………………………………………………….. 37
VIII. Victor Hugo Espinoza…………………………………………..40
ETHNIC CONFLICT
IX. Antonio Gómez Lynching ……………………………………..42
X. El Paso Race Riot of 1916………………………………………46
ACTIVISM
XI. League of United Latin American Citizens………………50
XII. Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund..56
XIII. José de la Luz Sáenz ……………………………………………. 61
XIV. Adela Sloss Vento ………………………………………………..65
XV. Clotilde Pérez García ……………………………………………68
XVI. Emma Beatrice Tenayuca …………………………………….. 73
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
XVII. Maria Elena [Lena] Guerrero ……………………………….. 79
XVIII. Leonel Jabier Castillo …………………………………………..83
XIX. Frank Mariano Tejeda, Jr……………………………………..88
EDUCATION
XX. Del Rio ISD v. Salvatierra……………………………………..92
XXI. Las Escuelas del Centenario ………………………………….95
ARTS AND LITERATURE
XXII. Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa ………………………………….98
XXIII. Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr ……………………………………..101
XXIV. Sam Zaragosa Coronado, Jr ……………………………….. 108
XXV. Luis Omar Salinas……………………………………………….112
RADIO, TELEVISION, AND MUSIC
XXVI. Antonio Rudy [Ham] Guerrero ……………………………. 115
XXVII. Leonardo [Lalo] García Astol ………………………………. 117
XXVIII. María Belen Ortega……………………………………………. 120
TEJANOS AND PUBLIC MEMORY
XXIX. Tejano Monument …………………………………………….. 123
XXX. VOCES Oral History Project…………………………………127
APPENDIX Handbook of Tejano History Complete Online Table of Contents

About the Co-Editors:

Emilio Zamora is a Professor at the Department of History The University of Texas at Austin and Andres Tijerina is also a Professor at the Department of History Austin Community College.

Get Your Copy of This eBook:

To get a copy of this free eBook go to https://www.tshaonline.org/membership/tejano/ and enter your email. You will then get an email with the link to download it. Make sure to save ti to your computer.

I hope that you find this eBook useful and informative as I have. Please let me know in the comment area of what you thought about this book.

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