Southwestern Historical Quarterly: Vol. CXXIV, No. 2, October 2020

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Southwestern Historical Quarterly

Front Cover: The only published photo of Blind Lemon Jefferson. From the collection of Joe W. Specht. In this issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Joe W. Specht explores the surprisingly widespread influence of a lyrical couplet by this renowned Texas bluesman in “‘I Walked from Dallas, I Walked to Wichita Falls’: Blind Lemon Jefferson’s Enduring Ramble.”


Alonso S. Perales: In Defense of My People
By Emilio Zamora

Post–World War II Tejano Farm Labor: A Remembrance
By Arnoldo De León

“I Walked from Dallas, I Walked to Wichita Falls”: Blind Lemon Jefferson's Enduring Ramble
By Joe W. Specht

The Lynching of Mary Jackson in Harrison County, Texas, 1912
By Haley Brown

Book Reviews

A Black Women's History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross
By Shennette Garrett-Scott

Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDaniel
By Angela Boswell

Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor, and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement by Thomas W. Cutrer and T. Michael Parrish
By Ronald E. Goodwin

Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War by Kendra Taira Field
By Justin Isaac Rogers

In League Against King Alcohol: Native American Women and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1874–1933 by Thomas John Lappas
By Sarah Eppler Janda

Churches of Christ in Oklahoma: A History by W. David Baird
By Joseph Locke

Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America by Darren Dochuk
By Mark Stoll

Sabotaged: Dreams of Utopia in Texas by James Pratt
By Richard Selcer

Quill and Cross in the Borderlands: Sor María de Ágreda and the Lady in Blue: 1628 to the Present by Anna M. Nogar
By Virginia Garrard

Frontiers of Boyhood: Imagining America, Past and Future by Martin Woodside
By Brian Rouleau

Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West by H. W. Brands
By Sherry L. Smith

Beyond the Borders of the Law: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West ed. by Katrina Jagodinsky and Pablo Mitchell
By Benjamin C. Montoya

The Deportation Machine: America's Long History of Expelling Immigrants by Adam Goodman
By Elliott Young

The Rise of the Latino Vote: A History by Benjamin Francis-Fallon
By Felipe Hinojosa

Agent of Change: Adela Sloss-Vento by Cynthia E. Orozco
By Teresa Palomo Acosta

“Red Tom” Hickey: The Uncrowned King of Texas Socialism by Peter Buckingham
By Thomas Alter II

Biscuits, the Dole, and Nodding Donkeys: Texas Politics, 1929–1932 by Norman D. Brown
By Mark Stanley

Searching for Woody Guthrie: A Personal Exploration of the Folk Singer, His Music, and His Politics by Ron Briley
By Jason Mellard

The Great Texas Social Studies Textbook War of 1961–1962 by Allan O. Kownslar
By Angela Valenzuela

We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America by Robert T. Chase
By Paul M. Lucko

Published: October 2020