Author:Donna S. Morales and John P. Schmal

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The Dominguez Family: A Mexican-American Journey

By: Donna S Morales and John P Schmal

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)

Seller ID: M2527

ISBN: 0788425277

Condition: 296 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 296 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Narrated by family member, Donna Morales, this is the touching and dramatic story of one Mexican-American family's struggle to find its part of the American dream. Ms. Morales explains, "My family left Mexico in 1909 just as the country began its slow descent into a bloody ten-year revolution. Coming to Kansas City in 1918, my family's services in the railroad and meat packing industries of Kansas City were very much desired by the Kansas business community. However, from a social standpoint, my family was not eagerly nor warmly welcomed to Kansas during the early decades of the twentieth... View more info

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The Indigenous Roots of a Mexican-American Family

By: Donna S. Morales and John P. Schmal

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: M2469

ISBN: 0788424696

Condition: 206 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 206 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In their second collaboration together, the authors begin their narration by taking the reader back thousands of years to reveal the complex and fascinating history of Mexico's Indian tribes, and conclude with the story of nine generations of the Indian-Mexican-American Morales family. Prior to the arrival of the Spaniards, an incredible diversity of aboriginal peoples lived in the area we now know as Mexico. After the conquest of the Aztecs, the greatest challenge to continued Spanish domination in Mexico lay in the northern lands of Zacatecas and Jalisco. It was here that the Chichimeca Indi... View more info