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Organizing for Justice

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Helen Martinez and her four children, San Antonio (via UTA Libraries)
“[Untitled],” UTA Libraries, accessed August 23, 2020


Blackwelder, Julia. Women of the Depression: Caste and Culture in San Antonio, 1929-1939. College Station, Texas, 1984.

Krochmal, Max. Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Ledesma, Irene. “Texas Newspapers and Chicana Workers’ Activism, 1919-1974. Western Historical Quarterly 26, no. 3 (Autumn 1995), 309-331.

Valadez, Micaela. “Remembering the Tex-Son Strike: Legacies of Latina-led Labor Activism in San Antonio, Texas.” The University of Texas at Austin, 2019.

Vargas, Zaragoza. “Tejana Radical: Emma Tenayuca and the San Antonio Labor Movement in San Antonio.” Pacific Historical Review, 1997.

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