Volume 68, Number 3 (2009)

Third Series

Front Matter




Back Matter

Cover Image

Ernest Rodriguez (right) was born in a boxcar in Davenport’s “Holy City” in 1928. By 1963, he was meeting with U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (center) at the American GI Forum convention in Chicago , along with (left to right) Augustine Olvera, Mary Olvera, and Juanita Rodriguez. For more on the emerging activism of Davenport’s Mexican Americans “from barrio to ‘¡boicoteo!’ see Janet Weaver’s article in this issue. Photo courtesy Ernest Rodriguez.


Marvin Bergman

Editorial Consultants

Rebecca Conard, Middle Tennessee State University
Kathleen Neils Conzen, University of Chicago
William Cronon, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Robert R. Dykstra, State University of New York at Albany
R. David Edmunds, University of Texas at Dallas
H. Roger Grant, Clemson University
William C. Pratt, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Glenda Riley, Ball State University
Malcolm J. Rohrbough, University of Iowa
Dorothy Schwieder, Iowa State University