Mexican Women, Unionization, and the California Food Processing Industry, 1930-1950
By Vicki L. Ruiz
$24.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-0988-4 August 1987
This dramatic and turbulent history of UCAPAWA is a major contribution to the new labor history in its carefully documented account of minority women controlling their union and regulating their working lives.
"To know the oral tradition of Native American people is to feel the sensitivity and sensuality of language in its clearest motion and light, and this Williams has achieved in her appreciation of that tradition."--Simon Ortiz
Memoirs of Marian Russell Along the Santa Fe Trail
By Marian Russell
$24.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-0805-4 January 1985
This forgotten classic paints a vivid picture of nineteenth-century New Mexico as seen by a bright young girl from the age of seven on. Mrs. Russell's memories of several well-known western figures are not only delightful reading but make this book a useful addition to the region's history.