Tag Archives: CIO

Clinton Jencks and Mexican American Miners in New Mexico

A bool review for James J. Lorence’s Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest. Jencks is credited for empowering subjugated Mexican American hard-rock miners in Grant County, New Mexico. Continue reading

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Pat Brown and the Emergence of Latinos in California Politics

An examination of politics in California from 1940s to 1960s, with a focus on civil rights and emergence of Latinos as a political force. Continue reading

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Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees

Among often segregated railroad union, two had a number of Latino members: the AFL-Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and CIO-United Railway Workers of America. Continue reading

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