A. Midwest and Chicago Pan-Latin@ Studies (CPLS)

1.  Key Books, Theses & Dissertations with Emphasis on Chicago Area Mexicans*

  • Año-Nuevo Kerr, Louise. 1976. “The Chicano Experience in Chicago: 1920-1970.” Ph.D. diss., UIC.
  • Arias Jirasek, Rita & Carlos Tortolero, 2001. Mexican Chicago. Chicago. Arcadia Publishing Company.
  • Arias, Patricia y Jorge Durand Investigación y edición. 2008. Mexicanos en Chicago. Diario de campo de Robert Redfield 1924–1925. Guadalajara, MX. Centro Universitario de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades. U. de Guadalajara.
  • Arredondo, Gabriela F. 2008. Mexican Chicago. Race, Identity & Nation, 1916-39. Urbana & Chicago. U. of Illinois P.
  • Bada, Xóchitl. 2016. Mexican Hometown Associations in Chicagoacán: From Local to Transnational Civic Engagement. 
    Trans. Asociaciones de oriundos mexicanos en Chicagoacán: del compromiso cívico local a la acción trasnacional. 2017. Zamora, Mexico.  Colegio de Michoacán.
  • Baur, Edward Jackson. 1938. Delinquency among Mexican Boys in South Chicago. Master’s thesis, U. of Chicago.
  • Betancur, John & Janet Smith. 2016. Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change. Urbana. U. of Illinois P.
  • Cárdenas, Gilbert, ed. 1976. “Chicanos in the Midwest” Aztlán, Vol. 7.
  • Cintrón, Ralph. 1996. Angels Town: Chero Ways, Gang Life, & the Rhetorics of Everyday. Boston. Beacon P.
  • Cruz, Wilfredo. 2009. Chicago Latinos at Work. Mount Pleasant, SC.  Arcadia P.
  • Cruz, Wilfredo. 2007. City of Dreams: Latino Immigration to Chicago. Lanham‎, Maryland.  United P of America.
  • Cruz, Wilfredo. 1987. “The Nature of Alinsky-Style Community Organizing in the Mexican American Community of Chicago.” Ph.D. diss., U. of Chicago.
  • Davalos, Mary Karen. 1996. “Ethnic Identity among Mexican & Mexican American Women in Chicago, 1920-1991” Diss. New Haven. Yale U.
  • Delgado, Antonio. 1978. “Mexican Immigration to the Hull House and 18th Street Community Areas of Chicago, 1910-1960..” M.A.. Thesis,                       Austin. U.  of Texas P.
•De Genova, Nicholas. 2005. Working the Boundaries: Race, Space, &    “Illegality” in Mexican Chicago. Duke U. P.
  • De Genova, Nicholas & Ana Yolanda Ramos-Zayas. 2004. Latino Crossings: Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, & the Politics of Race & Citizenship. London. Taylor & Francis.
  • Dorantes, Raúl y Febronio Zataráin. 2007. …y nos vinimos de mojados: cultura mexicana en Chicago. México. UNAM.
  • Farr, Marcia. 2006. Rancheros in Chicagoacán. Language & Identity in a Transnational Community. Austin. U. of Texas P.
  • Fernández, Lilia. 2011. Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans & Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago. New Haven. Yale U. P.
  • Flores, John H. 2018. The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War. Urbana. U. of Illinois P.
  • Gamio, Manuel. 1931. The Mexican Immigrant: His Life Story. Chicago. U. of Chicago P.
  • Gamio, Manuel. 1930. Mexican Immigration to the United States. U. of Chicago P.
  • Ganz, Cheryl & Margaret Strobel, ed. 2004. Pots of Promise. Urbana. U. of Illinois P.
  • García, John R. 2004. Mexicans in the Midwest, 1900-1932. Tucson. U. of Arizona P.
  • Herrera, Olga U. 2008. Toward the preservation of a heritage: Latin American & Latino art in the midwestern United States. South Bend. U. of Notre Dame. Institute for Latino Studies.
  • Horowitz, Ruth. 1983. Honor & The American Dream. New Brunswick: Rutgers U. P.
    •Innis-Jiménez, Michael. 2013. Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940. NY: NYU P.
  • Jones, Anita Edgar. 1928, Conditions Surrounding Mexicans in Chicago. Diss. U. of Chicago. R. & E. Research (1971).
    •Jones, Robert Cuba & Lois R. Wilson. 1931. The Mexican in Chicago. Comity Commission, Chicago Church Fed.
  • Lane, James B. & Edward J. Escobar. 1987. Forging A Community: The Latino Experience In Northwest Indiana, 1919- 1975. Bloomington. Indiana U. P.
  • Padilla, Félix M. 1985. Latino Ethnic Consciousness: The Case of Mexican Americans & Puerto Ricans in Chicago. Notre Dame, IN. U. of Notre Dame P.
  • Pallares, Amalia & Nilda Flores-González, ed. 2010. ¡Marcha! Latino Chicago & the Immigrant Rights Movement. U. of I. P.
  • Redfield, Robert. 1924. “Chicago’s Mexican Community: 1924 Journal.” Regenstein Library. U. of Chicago. Robert Redfield Papers. Field Notes, April 1925. (see Arias & Durand above).
  • Taylor, Paul S. 1932. Mexican Labor in the United States: Chicago & the Calumet Region. Berkeley. U. of California
  • Valdés, Dennis Nodín. 1991. Al Norte: Agricultural Workers in the Great Lakes Region. Austin. U. of Texas P.
  • Valerio-Jiménez, Omar, Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez & Claire Fox, ed. The Latina/o Midwest Reader. U. of Illinois P. 2018.
  • Vargas, Zaragosa. 1993. Proletarians of the North: A History of Mexican Industrial Workers in Detroit & the Midwest, 1917-1933. Berkeley. U. of California P, 1993.
  • Villar, Maria de Lourdes. 1989. “From Soujourners to Settlers: The Experience of Mexican Undocumented Migrants In Chicago.” Dissertation. Bloomington. Indiana U. Available in microfilm, Chicago Historical Museum.
  • Warnshuis, Paul Livingstone. 1930. “Crime & criminal justice among the Mexicans of Illinois.” U. of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. M.A. Thesis.
  • Zavala, Antonio.  2018. Memorias de PilsenRecuerdos de Lucha de Un Barrio Mexicano En Estados Unidos.  Chicago. CreateSpace Independent Publishing.

  • Zimmerman, Marc, ed.  The Mexican Experience in Chicago: Early Memories and Echoes in Our Time. 2018. Chicago. LACASA Chicago.  https://books.google.com/books?id=ZoLTuQEACAAJ&dq=the+mexican+experience+in+Chicago&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjM8JHDkbTfAhVMeKwKHeXnAe0Q6AEILjAB

2.  Chicago-area Puerto Rican Studies.

3. Mexican in Chicago Conference Papers

4.  Chicago Mexican Transnational Studies Conference Papers

5.  Recent Books and articles

Juan Mora-Torres. Chicago, los mexicanos y el Primero de Mayo.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=685.

Jaime Alanís.  BlowOuts: Latinismo and Chicanismo in Late 1960s Chicag.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=344

Juan Mora-Torres y Franky Piña.  Mújica: “Los derechos de los trabajadores son el corazón de la campaña”.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=529

Chris Sirridge.  Latino Political Organization in Chicago’s Pilsen and Little Village.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=1039

Juan Mora-Torres. Pilsen’s First Via Crucis, 1977: Chicago’s Urban Crisis, Faith, and Immigrants.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=161

Juan Mora-Torres. News Dossier Reviews Videos Dossier in the world. La Villita: “The Mexican Capital of the Midwest”.  Part I/III.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=1040

Juan Mora-Torres.  26th Street, in Chicago, “exuded a distinct Latin aura: La Villita: “The Mexican Capital of the Midwest,” Part II/III.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=1059.

C. Reviews of  RecentBooks on Latino Chicago

Juan Ignacio Mora.  Lilia Fernandez.  Brown in the Windy City.
www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=1041

 

D. Chicago Latino memories-People and Places

“Adiós a lo mejor: The Closing of Tres Américas Books” 2016-03-07.
http://www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=1013.

Antonio Zavala “Art Notes” 2016-02-26.
http://www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=997

Alejandro Ferre.  “Las librerías también tienen su alma.”  2016-03-15 12:11:0.
http://www.elbeisman.com/article.php?action=read&id=1017