The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 103, July 1999 - April, 2000 Page: 18
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Mexican Americans in Search of Camelot
IGNACIO M. GARCfA
In the 1960s, many of Hispanic descent believed John F.
Kennedy's Camelot would end poverty, discrimination, and
violence in the barrio. Here, Garcia profiles the Viva Kennedy
Clubs that consisted of Latino reformers supporting the
Kennedy campaign. Their dreams ended in disappointment,
but despite this, the Clubs led record numbers of Mexican
Americans to participate in politics, contributing to an
important identity-building process. $29.95
BLACK COWBOYS OF TEXAS
EDITED BY SARA R. MASSEY * INTRODUCTION BY ALWYN BARR
Cowboys lived a difficult life: they were underpaid, over-
worked, and poorly fed. African American cowboys also had
to survive bigotry and prejudice, which meant being the
best-at roping, bronc busting, and everything else. Here,
y u Massey has retrieved the stories of these African American
Q ' cowboys-stories too long omitted from history books.
4 BLACK CHURCHES IN TEXAS
X A Guide to Historic Congregations
W CLYDE MCQUEEN * INTRODUCTION BY WILLIAM E. MONTGOMERY
I- When it comes to forging African American culture, church
buildings are at the hub of a black community's social,
E educational, and political activities. In this work, McQueen
O provides the location and history of 375 black churches
E organized between 1850 and 1886. $39.95 cloth, $24.95 paper
BRUSH MEN AND VIGILANTES
U) Civil War Dissent in Texas
S DAVID PICKERING * JUDY FALLS
O FOREWORD BY RICHARD B. MCCASLIN
O During the Civil War, dissenters from the Confederacy lived
m in mortal danger throughout the South. Some who clung to a
belief in the Union died at the hands of their own neighbors.
In this work, Pickering and Falls relate the details of how
vigilantes captured and killed more than a dozen men. $24.95
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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS * 800-826-8911 * FAX: 888-617-2421
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