Parteras, Hierbitas y Remedios

Women as Healers

Image Credit:

Ramos and Bonilla Midwife Records in San Antonio, TX, 2020-015, San Antonio Public Library Texana/Genealogy Collections.

Sources:

Acosta, Teresa Palomo & Ruthe Winegarten, Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

Birth Register. Bound volume, Texana Collection, San Antonio Public Library.

Garcia, Richard. Rise of the Mexican American Middle Class: San Antonio, 1929-1941 (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University) by Richard A. Garcia (Paperback - Jun 1, 2000).

Handbook of Texas. Texas State Historical Association.

Romana R. Ramos and Agapita R. Bonilla, Birth Registers, 4 Vols.. Texana Archival Collection, San Antonio Public Library. María S. Romo.

Silko, Leslie Marmon. Ceremony. New York: Viking, 1977.