Women of the Depression: Caste and Culture in San Antonio, 1929-1939

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Texas A & M University Press, 1984 - History - 279 pages
Even before the Depression, unemployment, low wages, substandard housing, and poor health plagued many women in what was then one of America's poorest cities -- San Antonio. Divisded by tradition, prejudice, or law into three distinct communities of Mexican Americans, Anglos, and African Americans, San Antonio women faced hardships based on their personal economic circumstances as well as their identification with a particular racial or ethnic group.

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Occupational Segregation and Unemployment
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Communistled demonstration at city hall 1930
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Wedding at the Civil Works Administration camp Bexar County
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