Forging a Community

Forging a Community : The Latino Experience in Northwest Indiana, 1919-1975

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"In Forging a Community, editors Escobar and Lane present an excellent overview of this comparatively neglected Latino settlement. The selections are quite readable and well-balanced." -- Lance Trusty, Purdue University Calumet, The Old Northwestshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 147.3 x 223.5 x 25.4mm | 453.6g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 10 b&w photos
  • 0253212138
  • 9780253212139

Table of contents

Preface PART I: AN OVERVIEW The Forging of a CommunityEdward J. Escobar Extranjeros en la Patria James B. Lane PART II: LAS COLONIAS Mexican Labor in the Calumet Region Paul S. Taylor Social Life and Nativism in La Colonia del HarborCiro H. Sepulveda El Circulo de Obreros Catolicos San Jose Juan R. Garcia 1925 to 1930 and Angel Cal Gary Mexicans and OChristian AmericanizationO: A Study in Cultural Conflict Ruth Hutchinson Crocker PART III: BUENOS TIEMPOS, MALOS TIEMPOS Mexican Immigrant Experience in the Urban Midwest: Francisco Arturo RosalesEast Chicago, Indiana, 1919-1945 and Daniel T. Simon Discrimination and Repatriation: Raymond A. MohlMexican Life in Gary and Neil Betten The Role of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in the Adjustment of the Mexican Community to Life in the Indiana Harbor Area, 1940-1951 Sister Mary Helen Rogers Contract Labor and the Origins of Puerto RicanCommunities in the United State Edwin Maldonado PART IV: FROM ASSIMILATION TO LATINISMO Mexican-Americans in a Midwest Metropolis:Julian SamoraA Study of East Chicagoand Richard A. Lamanna Concerned Latins OrganizationCarl Allsup Fifty Years of Theatre in the Latino Communitiesof Northwest Indiana Nicolas Kanellos Latino Folklore in the RegionRichard M. Dorson Bibliographical Essay Indexshow more