In Defense of la Raza, the Los Angeles Mexican Consulate, and the Mexican Community, 1929 to 1936

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University of Arizona Press, 1982 - Mexican Americans - 137 pages
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Examines the involvement of the Mexican consular office in assisting the Mexican and Chicano community in Southern California during the first years of the Great Depression, focusing on the consulate's work with Mexican American leaders to confront the problems of repatriation, school segregation, church-state conflict, and farm labor organizing.

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The DeportationRepatriation Campaign
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The Battle Against School Segregation

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Francisco E. Balderrama is professor of American history and Chicano studies at California State University, Los Angeles.

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